North Carolina

Speaking For Moms Against Federal Coal Ash Rule Rollback

BY ON April 30, 2018
This was written by Caroline Rutledge Armijo of Greensboro, North Carolina. Caroline was featured in The Story We Want, The Climate Listening Series: While Moms Clean Air Force members were protesting Scott Pruitt’s tenure, representatives from Appalachian Voices traveled to Arlington, VA to speak for three North Carolina...

TOPICS: Activism, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, Motherhood, North Carolina

The State of Your Air 2018

BY ON April 20, 2018
How does your city stack up when it comes to air pollution? The American Lung Association helps sort it out in their new report: State of the Air 2018. The results are troubling. More than 40% of Americans live in counties where the air is...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Alaska, Asthma, California, Children's Health, Colorado, Florida, Fracking, Georgia, Heat and Extreme Weather, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Natural Gas, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Ozone, Pennsylvania, Pollution, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia

Does Your State Have a Climate Adaptation Plan?

BY ON March 23, 2018
As parents, one of our key and foremost concerns is keeping our children safe. Under the Trump administration’s philosophy of shrinking government, a slew of protections to children’s health are being sliced away. There is no regard for the potential ramifications. This is of particular...

TOPICS: Alaska, California, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, EPA, Heat and Extreme Weather, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New England, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Toxics, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington State, Wisconsin, Wyoming

The Power of Moms and Mayors

BY ON March 22, 2018
It seems like every day we hear about new actions by the federal government to introduce a new dangerous policy or cut a crucial program that protects our air, water, and climate. I won’t lie to you — sometimes it is overwhelmingly appalling. But something...

TOPICS: Alaska, California, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Colorado, Economics, Florida, Georgia, Heat and Extreme Weather, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, MCAF News, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Politics, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, Washington State

Moms Want Less Climate Pollution from Power Plants

BY ON November 29, 2017
Moms Clean Air Force joined hundreds at a public hearing in Charleston, West Virginia, this week about the fate of America’s Clean Power Plan, which places first-ever limits on climate-warming pollution from power plants. Scott Pruitt, head of EPA, wants to reverse the landmark Plan,...

TOPICS: Activism, Air Pollution, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Environment, EPA, Illinois, MCAF News, Motherhood, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pollution, Tennessee

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