In September, the Obama Administration announced its first steps to reduce carbon pollution from power plants. The EPA will soon hold hearings in various cities at which the public can comment. For decades, public participation has become a regular and important part of how new laws are carried out. Since no hearings are scheduled in […]
How you can help in North Carolina
Our North Carolina chapter is recruiting moms (and dads) to marshal support for EPA’s crucial clean air standards. Join the force today and we’ll let you know about ways to help.
North Carolina posts from our blog
Moms Clean Air Force has created a series of ads with the Environmental Defense Fund to express gratitude for senators in Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Virginia. Their opposition to anti-Clean Air Act amendments during Senate budget debates in March that would have blocked the EPA’s historic Carbon Pollution Standard, the Mercury and Air Toxics […]
This year National Park Week kicks off on April 20th and runs through April 28th. Throughout the week, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation invite you to discover (or re-discover) the natural beauty of our nation's national parks. An even better reason to visit? From Monday, April 22–Friday, April 26, the national […]
This is a guest post written by Rebecca Cheatham, Clean Air Carolina: First, the good news. On Friday, December 14th, the Environmental Protection Agency strengthened the annual air quality standard for fine particulate matter to 12 micrograms per cubic meter of air (12 µg/m3). This was the result of much pressure on the administration to revise standards […]
This was written by Dr. Jeff Masters, co-founder of the Weather Underground. This post originally posted on Wunderblog, via Climate Progress: It was another year of incredible weather extremes unparalleled in American history during 2012. Eleven billion-dollar weather disasters hit the U.S., a figure exceeded only by the fourteen such disasters during the equally insane […]