Author: Molly Rauch

Molly RauchAs public health policy director, Molly Rauch develops clean air campaigns, creates educational resources, manages media outreach, cultivates partnerships and collaborations with other organizations, and writes about public health, science, and policy. She lives with her family in Washington, DC, where she serves on the District of Columbia’s Commission on Climate Change and Resiliency. Her writing on environmental health has appeared in Goodhousekeeping.com, Parents.com, and Huffington Post, among other publications. A native New Yorker, she holds a master’s degree in public health.

Smog In Our National Parks?

BY ON August 4, 2015
School’s out, summer’s hot, and many families are visiting one of our nation’s 59 National Parks, areas set aside for their aesthetic and ecologic significance, for the enjoyment of the general public. National Parks are places of iconic beauty, where we can encounter Nature with a capital...

TOPICS: Environment, Ozone, Science

Spinning the Smog Debate

BY ON July 31, 2015
  In the coming weeks, EPA will finalize a new national standard for smog. This standard, years overdue, will set allowable limits of smog in our air. It will take into account the latest science on smog and health, which offers broad, compelling evidence that...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Economics, Ozone, Politics

Mama Summit 2015 Highlights!

BY ON June 4, 2015
It’s inspiring when parents invest their precious time into strengthening and using their civic voice. It’s also inspiring to be part of a shift we’ve noticed in the national conversation. Air pollution, clean energy, and climate change are no longer “environmental” issues. They are now...

TOPICS: Children's Health, Climate Change, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, MCAF News, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Politics, Virginia