Author: Moms Clean Air Force

AEP-EPA-What’s In An Acronym?

BY ON June 23, 2011
This piece was cross-posted at Milspouse Mutterings AEP is American Electric Power – EPA is the Environmental Protection Agency.  Now recently AEP decided to make an announcement that because of the Clean Air Act rules – they are going to be “forced” to shut down...

TOPICS: Politics, Pollution

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