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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…

This Reckless Decision Puts Our Children At Risk

BY Molly Rauch ON July 7, 2017
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a two-year delay to vital air pollution safeguards that protect our children from dangerous methane, benzene, and other toxic, carcinogenic air pollutants. Under the direction of Administrator Scott Pruitt, the EPA issued an order for a two-year delay on methane pollutions...

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