Author: Moms Clean Air Force

Making Methane Visible in Texas’ Permian Basin Fracking Boom

BY ON November 28, 2018
This was written by Julie Dermansky. It originally posted on DESMOG: There is an LED sign at a Chase Bank in downtown Midland, Texas, the heart of the Permian Basin, which quantifies the current oil boom. It alternates between current rig count, the price of...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Fracking, Natural Gas, Texas

Mercury Pollution in the United States

BY ON November 25, 2018
Mercury standards under attack: The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards are a lifesaving, fully implemented, effective pollution prevention program that specifically protects pregnant women and babies from harm. Since 2012, the mercury standards have helped to dramatically lower mercury emissions from coal plants. Moms want...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, Environment, EPA, Mercury Poisoning

Women Were the Story of the 2018 Midterms

BY ON November 13, 2018
This was written by Felice Stadler, Campaigns Director fo Clean Air Moms Action: The 2018 election saw a record number of women running for office and winning, changing local, state, and federal legislatures for the better by running on thoughtful platforms and transforming governing bodies to become...

TOPICS: Activism, California, Climate Change, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Politics, Social Justice, Texas