State of the Air: Nevada

Jennifer CantleyContact Jennifer Ann at jcantley@momscleanairforce.org to learn more or volunteer.

Jennifer is a Reiki Master/Teacher, Certified Life Coach and owner of One Source Network LLC, a company dedicated to holistic alternatives and organic ways of healing your body, mind, spirit and your surroundings (mother earth). Jennifer currently lives with her family in Nevada’s Capital, Carson City, enjoying views of Nevada’s blue skies and her sacred mountain, Jobs Peak.

 

 

Claudia NajarroContact Claudia Najarro at cnajarro@momscleanairforce.org to learn more or volunteer in the Las Vegas area.

Claudia currently resides in Las Vegas with her husband and kids who are the root of her motivation to ensure that her peers are armed with the necessary knowledge and tools to advocate for a safe and healthy environment for all. She brings to Moms Clean Air Force five years of leadership expertise in the Las Vegas community in the field of health and politics representing low-income communities and people of color.

 

 

 

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Here’s what we’re working on in Nevada:

Clean Energy: We are ensuring that our energy future is renewable, clean, and healthy — for the sake of our children’s health.

Chemical Policy Reform: We are fighting to keep toxic chemicals out of the products we use every day, through joining local efforts to protect families from toxic chemicals and advocating for strong implementation of the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act (2016).

Natural Gas Pollution: We are demanding strong protections from methane, volatile organic compounds, and other harmful air pollutants associated with fracking and natural gas development.

Nevada’s electricity generation by source, 2016:

  • Natural Gas (73%)

  • Geothermal (9.7%)

  • Solar (6.4%)

  • Coal (5.5%)

  • Hydro (4.5%)

  • Wind (0.9%)

According to the American Lung Association’s 2018 State of the Air report, Clark County and Washoe County, Nevada received an F in ozone air quality

Over 6% of Nevada children have asthma

According to the American Lung Association’s 2018 State of the Air report, Las Vegas, NV is ranked one of the top 25 most polluted metropolitan areas for ozone and annual particle pollution

 

Does Your State Have a Climate Adaptation Plan?

BY Marcia G. Yerman 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...

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The Power of Moms and Mayors

BY Dominique Browning 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

Nevada Moms to EPA: Protect Our Children – Save America’s Clean Power Plan

BY Moms Clean Air Force ON March 5, 2018
Last week, in San Francisco, California, EPA held a listening session on its proposed withdrawal of America’s Clean Power Plan, EPA’s ambitious 2016 plan to slash carbon dioxide pollution from power plants. Fifteen moms and fifteen children from Nevada and California joined voices with hundreds...

TOPICS: Activism, Asthma, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, MCAF News, Nevada

When Moms Come Marching In

BY Moms Clean Air Force ON January 25, 2018
This was written by Moms Clean Air Force Nevada Field Organizer, Jennifer Cantley: Being surrounded by thousands of hopeful women — mothers, daughters, sisters — brought me to tears last weekend. I joined over 30,000 women and allies in the Women’s March Power to the Polls events...

TOPICS: Activism, Motherhood, Nevada
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May 2018

Moms Clean Air Force Nevada hosted Mama Summits in Reno and Las Vegas to learn about and celebrate local action on climate change.

April 2018

Moms Clean Air Force Nevada tabled at an Earth Day event in Reno.

Moms Clean Air Force Nevada met with Congressman Amodei’s staff.

Field organizer, Jennifer Cantley gave a presentation to a group of third graders about the upcoming Mama Summit.

Moms Clean Air Force Nevada met with Councilman Issac Barron and Congressman Ruben Kihuen.

March 2018

Field organizer, Jennifer Ann spoke at CCMES to 1st and 3rd graders about climate change and the upcoming Mama Summit event.

Moms Clean Air Force Nevada tabled at the Battle Born Progress summit.

Moms Clean Air Force Nevada tabled at Universal Church.

Moms Clean Air Force Nevada hosted house parties in Carson City, Reno, and Douglas County.

February 2018

Moms Clean Air Force Nevada hosted a house party in Dayton.

Members of Moms Clean Air Force Nevada traveled to San Francisco, CA to testify in opposition to EPA’s proposed repeal of America’s Clean Power Plan.

January 2018

Members of Moms Clean Air Force Nevada participated in the Nevada Women’s March.

August 2017

Moms Clean Air Force Nevada attended and spoke at a rally along with Van Jones, Green For All and Chispa Nevada to demand Governor Sandoval invest the state’s VW settlement dollars into electric school buses to replace diesel-fueled buses, which are exposing kids to dirty air and cancer-causing pollutants.

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Governor

Brian Sandoval

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US Senate

Dean Heller 

Contact information:

  • Bruce Thompson Federal Building
    400 S. Virginia Street, Suite 738
  • Email: Contact form
  • Phone: (775) 686-5770
  • Twitter: @SenDeanHeller

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Catherine Cortez Masto

Contact information:

  • 400 South Virginia Street
    Suite 902
    Reno, NV 89501
  • Email: Contact form
  • Phone: 400 South Virginia Street
    Suite 902
    Reno, NV 89501
  • Twitter: @SenCortezMasto

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US House of Representatives

Dina Titus (District 1)

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Mark Amodei (District 2)

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Jacky Rosen (District 3)

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Ruben Kihuen (District 4)

Contact information:

  • 2250 N Las Vegas Blvd
    Suite 500
    North Las Vegas, NV 89030
  • Email: Contact form
  • Phone: (702) 963-9360
  • Twitter: @RepKihuen

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