Author: Moms Clean Air Force

The Carbon Ruling

BY ON June 22, 2011
This Editorial originally appeared in the New York Times. The Supreme Court’s decision on greenhouse gases on Monday is a disappointment to the states and environmental groups that had hoped to use federal common law to curb carbon dioxide pollution from power plants. It would...

TOPICS: Politics, Pollution

Smudges on the Horizon

BY ON June 22, 2011
This piece was cross-posted at Milspouse Mutterings Last week, while driving down the toll road in Denver, I crested the hill and started down into Parker. I looked up to the horizon, where I should have seen the mountains. Instead of the magnificence of the...

TOPICS: Coal, Politics, Pollution

A Note from U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Chair of the Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Oversight

BY ON June 16, 2011
This post was written by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Chair of the Environment and Public Works subcommittee on oversight, and cross-posted from Moms Rising. Our kids don’t deserve asthma. They deserve clean air. They deserve the chance to play outdoors. But kids don’t get to pick how...

TOPICS: Coal, Dads, Politics, Pollution