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.

Fracking And Toxic Air

BY ON October 30, 2014
A new study, published today in the journal Environmental Health, identifies potentially hazardous concentrations of air pollutants near some oil and gas operations in five states. The research shines a light on what some communities face as US oil and gas development accelerates. The United...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Fracking, Natural Gas

Trick Or Treat? Why Halloween Scares Moms

BY ON October 27, 2014
Halloween preparations are in full swing in our house. But I have a confession to make — I force a stiff smile when my kids squeal in excitement about the trick or treating. Because if there’s anything that raises my Mommy hackles, it’s Halloween. And...

TOPICS: Motherhood, Toxics