Texas

“Hurricanes Show Us Why Our Children Need a Strong and Independent EPA,” says the Father of Environmental Justice

BY ON September 18, 2017
This is a Moms Clean Air Force exclusive interview with Dr. Robert D. Bullard. Dr. Bullard is known as the “father of  environmental justice.” He has been a leading campaigner against environmental racism: We have spoken previously about frontline and “fence-line” communities surrounded by a variety...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Asthma, Children's Health, Heat and Extreme Weather, Social Justice, Texas

An Unprecedented Tragedy

BY ON August 30, 2017
Hurricane Harvey unleashed two feet of rain on South Texas over the weekend, and the rain won’t let up for several days. The National Weather Service has called this storm an “unprecedented” event that is “beyond anything experienced.” Hundreds of thousands are facing flooding, electricity...

TOPICS: Heat and Extreme Weather, Texas

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