President-elect Biden can not only to repair the damage done by the Trump administration on protecting families from toxic chemicals, the new administration can use the law proactively to ensure that everyone in the country is better protected from hazardous chemicals — with attention to those whose health is most at risk and to communities where exposures are greatest.
‘Protecting Your Child’s Health: Expert Answers to Urgent Environmental Questions’ helps parents like make healthy choices for their children. It’s also a prescription for families to take action on clean air and a safe climate.
A mom takes on Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry, and EPA’s rollback of methane rules to protect her children and community.
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is expected to soon sign a final rule creating an “Air Toxics Loophole” in the Clean Air Act. That loophole would allow large industrial facilities nationwide to avoid complying with rigorous limits on hazardous air pollutants such as benzene and mercury.
Moms are committed to fighting for climate justice, social justice, and a more fair and equitable country for every American. Watch why now more than ever, our voices must be heard.
Moms in New Mexico and Pennsylvania are working to cut methane pollution at the state-level, but federal safeguards remain essential because air pollution doesn’t stop at state borders.
As the California wildfires burn across the state, an environmental health scientist mom is worried because she knows that children and pregnant women, as well as those with heart disease or respiratory conditions like asthma, are particularly vulnerable to the health impacts of wildfire smoke.
A mom is deeply concerned that Trump picked Nancy Beck, a former senior official at the American Chemistry Council, as his nominee for the Consumer Product Safety Commission Chief.
Today Hurricane Laura made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane with winds up to 150 miles per hour, making it one of the strongest hurricanes on record to ever hit the Gulf Coast. Here’s what you need to know about hurricanes and climate change.
“In these times of Covid-19, which is a respiratory syndrome, it behooves us to pay even more attention to our air quality…” Rajani Vaidyanathan testified at a public hearing on Pennsylvania’s draft oil and gas methane rule.
“We all deserve to breathe air that is safe regardless of the color of our skin or our zip code. It is time for Wheeler to do his job and protect us, not polluters.” – Texas field organizer Catherine Flowers writes in this important op-ed in the Houston Chronicle.
The NAACP’s “Coal Blooded Action Toolkit” provides the necessary framework and tools to build a foundation for eliminating pollution from coal for impacted communities.