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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…

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

No EPA Funding = No Environmental Justice

BY Mark R. Burns ON March 27, 2017
Today, in the United States, race is still the most significant predictor of who suffers most from pollution. Communities of color – as well as Latino, Native American and low-income white communities – endure disproportionate exposure to air and water pollution, hazardous waste, and environmental contamination,...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Air Pollution, Asthma, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Latino Community, Politics, Social Justice
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