Author: Moms Clean Air Force

Trump Administration Ends Talks With California, Presses Ahead With Clean Car Standards Rollback

BY ON February 21, 2019
This post was written by Martha Roberts and Erin Murphy, attorneys for EDF.   The Trump administration announced today that it will end negotiations with California and press ahead with its attempts to roll back America’s successful Clean Car Standards. Rolling back the Clean Car...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, California, Cars and Trucks, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Politics

Pending Pick for EPA Chief is Bad for Kids, Bad for Colorado

BY ON February 20, 2019
This op-ed published originally in Colorado Politics was written by Christine Berg. Christine is the Colorado field organizer for Moms Clean Air Force:  A toxic class of synthetic chemicals known as PFAS has contaminated drinking water across the country including here in Colorado. Under immense pressure from...

TOPICS: Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, Colorado, EPA, Politics, Pollution, Toxics

New Study: Pesticide Levels in Families Drop Dramatically After One Week of Eating Organic

BY ON February 20, 2019
This was written by Robyn O’Brien: A groundbreaking peer-reviewed study published in the journal Environmental Research found that switching to an organic diet significantly reduced the levels of synthetic pesticides found in all participants – after less than one week. On average, the pesticides detected...

TOPICS: Cancer, Children's Health, Food, Pollution, Pregnancy, Toxics

Trump’s EPA Actions on Formaldehyde Can Be Summed Up in One Word: Corrupt

BY ON February 15, 2019
This is an excerpt from a post written by Richard Denison, senior scientist for EDF: Today, Heidi Vogt at the Wall Street Journal reported on the systematic efforts by the Trump Administration to derail chemical assessments under the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). Decisions...

TOPICS: EPA, Politics, Pollution, Science, Toxics