Interview: Helen Gym, Chair of the Philadelphia City Council Committee on Children and Youth

BY ON May 4, 2016
This is a Moms Clean Air Force exclusive interview with Helen Gym, chair of the Philadelphia City Council Committee on Children and Youth: What is unique about protecting Philadelphia’s resources? Philadelphia has tremendous natural resources, but it also has significant needs. Philadelphia lies at the...

TOPICS: Asthma, Climate Change, Pennsylvania, Social Justice

2016 ‘State of the Air’ Report Finds More Than 1/2 of Americans Live with Unhealthy Air Pollution

BY ON May 3, 2016
This is an excerpt from the American Lung Association’s “State of the Air 2016” report. The American Lung Association’s 2016 “State of the Air” report found continued improvement in air quality, but more than half (52.1%) of the people in the United States live in...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, California, Colorado, Montana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah

The 9 Most Toxic Items on Drugstore Shelves

BY ON April 18, 2016
This post originally appeared on Drugstores initially were places where we went to get medicine. While we may still get our prescriptions filled there, today’s drugstores also sell food, cosmetics, toys, office supplies, and home goods—and a surprising number of these items are the opposite...

TOPICS: Toxics

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