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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…

Another Win for Clean Air

BY Dominique Browning ON August 4, 2017
Sometimes we need a reminder that what we do works. This week, we got just that. After feeling the pressure from so many families and states—who ask simply for clean air to breathe—Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt withdrew an unlawful delay that would have...

TOPICS: Activism, Air Pollution, EPA, Ozone, Pollution

What Happens in Your Body When You Breathe Dirty Air?

BY Moms Clean Air Force ON August 2, 2017
We often talk about how air pollution harms our health—and how it especially hurts small children; they take more breaths, and their little hearts beat faster. But we didn’t exactly understand HOW the pollution harms us. What actually happens in our bodies? So we produced this...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Asthma, Cancer, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Environment, EPA, Heart Health, Ozone, Pollution, Pregnancy, Soot
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