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How Diesel Pollution Affects Your Health

How Diesel Pollution Affects Your Health


February 21, 2017    Moms Clean Air Force

Diesel exhaust is a type of pollution that comes from the combustion of diesel fuel in heavy duty machinery, trucks, buses, trains, ships, and some cars. Learn how diesel pollution affects your health in our new fact sheet, “How Diesel Pollution Affects Your Health and…

Soot Pollution Facts

Soot Pollution Facts


May 22, 2013    Moms Clean Air Force

WHAT IS SOOT? Soot is an environmental contaminant. It is the result of the incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons. You can see soot belching from the exhaust pipes of diesel trucks as well as smokestacks; it accumulates on your windowsills if you live near a major…

10 Tweetable Facts About Soot And Black Carbon

10 Tweetable Facts About Soot And Black Carbon


May 21, 2013    Anneka Wisker

Please SHARE these 10 TWEETS with your Twitter followers right now! 1. Over 70 million people are exposed to spikes in fine particle pollution at levels EPA deems unsafe >> Tweet this << 2. Particulate matter can be so small that it can only be…

Tier 3: Which Is Better – Clean Or Dirty?

Tier 3: Which Is Better – Clean Or Dirty?


April 26, 2013    Dominique Browning

Sometimes it takes a mom to point out the obvious: CLEAN is better than DIRTY That’s especially true when it comes to the dirty emissions from cars and fuel that affect our children’s lungs each and every day. We’re very glad that the EPA has…

Peggy Shepard of “WE ACT” on Air Pollution, Asthma and Environmental Justice

BY Marcia G. Yerman ON May 10, 2017
The history of WE ACT for Justice goes back to 1988. Peggy Shepard was one of three neighborhood activists who recognized that West Harlem in New York City, was bearing the brunt of toxic pollution. The Environmental Justice movement was getting off the ground. Awareness was building...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Air Pollution, Asthma, Children's Health, Indoor Air Pollution, New York, Politics, Social Justice

Interview: Pennsylvania State Representative Leanne Krueger-Braneky

BY Moms Clean Air Force ON April 4, 2017
This is an exclusive Moms Clean air Force interview with State Representative Leanne Krueger-Braneky of Pennsylvania: What is unique about protecting Pennsylvania’s resources? Right now Pennsylvania’s resources feel uniquely under attack by almost every front. We’re facing attacks on common sense regulations protecting our air and water and the budget...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Climate Change, Pennsylvania

Moms Rally Against Attack on Clean Air Protections

BY Moms Clean Air Force ON March 29, 2017
On Tuesday, March 28, the day President Trump signed an executive order that attacked our children’s clean air safeguards, Moms Clean Air Force joined an emergency rally at Lafayette Square, in Washington, DC, near the White House. Parents, children and concerned citizens gathered to show support...

TOPICS: Activism, Air Pollution, Asthma, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Environment, EPA, Motherhood, Politics, Pollution, Washington DC

Polluter Protection At All Cost

BY Dominique Browning ON March 28, 2017
Today’s executive orders to protect polluters, signed by President Trump at EPA headquarters, are an unprecedented attack on clean air safeguards. Our children will bear the costs. Our families will bear the costs. Our communities will bear the costs. Never has a president, or an...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Environment, EPA, Politics, Pollution, Renewable Energy
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