Author: Dominique Browning

Dominique BrowningDominique Browning is the co-founder and Senior Director of Moms Clean Air Force, a special project of the Environmental Defense Fund. She is a writer and editor — and the mother of two sons. She blogs at Slow Love Life and writes regularly for the New York Times and Dominique contributes to W, Wired, Whole Living, and Good Housekeeping, among other publications. She has spent most of her journalistic career in the magazine world, as an editor at Esquire, Texas Monthly, Newsweek, and House & Garden. She is the author of several books; the most recent is SLOW LOVE: How I Lost My Job, Put on My Pajamas, & Found Happiness.

Dominique Browning in New York Times Slams Wheeler’s Latest Attack on Children’s Health

BY ON January 14, 2019
President Trump is undoing every single health protection we have won over the years. His agenda on behalf of big polluters is ruthless, cynical and dangerous. Now he has notched it up even higher, by nominating Andrew Wheeler to run the Environmental Protection Agency. Wheeler...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Environment, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Pollution

Don’t Let a Coal Lobbyist Run EPA

BY ON January 10, 2019
Once again, the Trump administration has betrayed our children. Today, Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler was nominated to officially take over as head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the post vacated by corrupt former Administrator Scott Pruitt. This means that Wheeler — a former coal...

TOPICS: Activism, Air Pollution, Cars and Trucks, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Environment, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Science

Attacking the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards is Poisonous for Our Children

BY ON December 28, 2018
Today, Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposal to undermine and weaken the life-saving Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), which sets limits on mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants. Mercury, a neurotoxic heavy metal, is particularly harmful to the developing brains of babies...

TOPICS: Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Environment, EPA, Mercury Poisoning