Particulate pollution is made up of tiny bits of airborne solids and liquids. It’s also called particle pollution, particulate matter, or PM 2.5, so named for the size of the particles (smaller than 2.5 microns in width). Whatever the name, particulate pollution is deadly. The smaller the particles, the more harmful the pollution. The invisible …
Learn how one NC mom led the way in cleaning up local beaches non-biodegradable cigarette butts showing how one person can make a difference.
Read a letter to President Obama from the American Lung Association urging tighter fine particle (soot) pollution controls and standards.
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This is the full text of the testimony of Heather McTeer Toney, Moms Clean Air Force’s National Field Director, in support of strengthening the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.
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Read our interview with Tracey Woodruff, one of the investigators in a new study linking high levels of air pollution with low birth weight babies.