One out of every three Americans lives in places marked by unhealthy levels of air pollution. Climate change is making it more difficult to clean up the air, as wildfires worsen the deadly particle pollution known as soot, and hotter, sunnier days worsen ozone pollution, also known as smog.
“Breastfeeding has an important role in reducing the risk of developing asthma in early childhood,” concluded two studies. Researchers from both studies found that breastfeeding lowers the likelihood that children aged 7 or younger will contract asthma.
Read the latest news from Moms Clean Air Force staff and members in Arizona, Michigan, New Mexico, and Ohio.
There are just 5 days left to tell EPA we need a stronger soot standard to protect the air our children breathe.
As part of our series about the health impacts of methane, Kayley Shoup tells us how her family and her community are impacted by living near oil and gas development.
Dirty deadly soot is not okay for children to breathe. EPA’s latest proposal falls short of the strongest limits recommended by scientific guidance.
Read the latest news from Moms Clean Air Force staff and members in Montana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Vermont.
Read the latest news from Moms Clean Air Force staff and members in Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington, DC.
Read the latest news from Moms Clean Air Force staff and members in Colorado, Georgia, and Michigan.
Two Moms Clean Air Force staff members had their gas stoves tested for harmful air pollutants. Read the results of their investigation.
As part of our series about the health impacts of methane, Erandi Treviño tells her story about how her family’s health has been affected by living near oil and gas development.
As part of our series about the health impacts of methane, Shaina Oliver tells her story about how many Indigenous People live “sacrifice zones,” where profits from oil and gas operations and polluting industries are considered more important than the health of the community.