Moms Applaud Strong Methane Protections
On December 2, 2023, President Joe Biden and EPA Administrator Michael Regan announced a major win for climate—strong methane protections for new and existing oil and gas operations. “I am acutely aware of how important this action will be to protect children’s health and safety,” says Moms’ Patrice Tomcik.
Moms Join Senators to Celebrate the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
On November 15, 2023, Almeta Cooper, our National Manager for Health Equity, joined Senators Chuck Schumer, Debbie Stabenow, Tom Carper, John Hickenlooper, Maggie Hassan, and Catherine Cortez Masto to celebrate the two-year anniversary of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Turning plastic trash into air pollution
In recent years, plastics industry lobbyists have been promoting an old incineration method as a new way to solve the plastic pollution crisis. They are calling the process “chemical recycling” and “advanced recycling,” even though it is not “advanced” and nothing gets recycled.
A Climate Chat with Senator Cortez Masto
EcoMadre Isabel González Whitaker joins Senator Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada as she discusses her history in the climate movement, environmental justice, and the needs of the Latino community in Nevada and across the country.
New Podcast: A Plastic People
Introducing A Plastic People: Petrochemicals, Climate Change, and Our Health, hosted by Osasenaga Idahor. Each episode discusses a facet of the plastics and the petrochemical industry and its impact on our daily life.
People Magazine Features Moms Clean Air Force
People Magazine highlights the story of Moms Clean Air Force and founder Dominique Browning. The article explains how Moms Clean Air Force came to engage and mobilize “an impressive army of more than a million moms…” to fight climate pollution.
EPA Report on Climate and Children’s Health
EPA released a groundbreaking report on the health impacts of climate change on US children.
“Climate Change and Children’s Health and Well-Being in the US” underscores the necessity of considering children’s well-being in every climate policy.
What to Know About the Petrochemical Industry: Q & A
Plastics are everywhere, and the industry that makes them is booming. The ubiquity of plastics and other petrochemicals comes at a steep cost to our health, especially for those living near production and processing facilities.
VIDEO: JULIANNE MOORE FOR MOMS CLEAN AIR FORCE
“I remember when I was pregnant, my doctor told me not to eat tuna fish. It is contaminated with mercury. Mercury in food goes right to a baby’s brain. It damages the developing brains of fetuses…. When I was pregnant, I stopped eating tuna. But I never stopped to think about where all that poisonous mercury comes from. Mercury comes from air pollution.”
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