Ayelet Waldman – Why I joined Moms Clean Air Force

My Toddler’s Mercury Poisoning from Tuna

When my daughter Sophie was four years old, she was, in many ways, a Jewish mother’s dream. Her favorite lunch wasn’t pizza or hamburgers or chicken McNuggets. My little girl loved nothing better than a tuna sandwich with plenty of celery and pickles. And you should have…

Mercury Q&A

Mercury is in the news these days because of the Environmental Protection Agency’s new standards, which are designed to reduce toxic emissions from coal-fired power plants.

Mercury is a potent neurotoxin that is particularly dangerous to children. Here is a scientific overview of this complex substance, as well as the reasons mercury must be regulated.

The 25 Dirtiest U.S. Coal Plants

Coal-fired power plants are the primary source of toxic mercury air emissions in the U.S. See the top 25 dirtiest plants.

How Mercury Poisoning Works

Ever wonder why pregnant women are advised to cut down on eating albacore tuna — and other large predator fish?