Clean Air and the Baby Carriage

BY ON August 9, 2011
Children. They are vulnerable.  They are innocent. They are the future.  Perhaps that is why the American Lung Association has tapped into an iconic image to speak to the public about the need to fight for clean air. Back in 1925, director Sergei Einstein made...

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EPA Ruling Gets Huge Response. Thank You! Now What!?

BY ON August 9, 2011
In the last few months, Americans submitted more than 800,000 comments in support of a new Environmental Protection Agency ruling, the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards–the first-ever national policy to curb dangerous mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants. This is an unprecedented outpouring of support...

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Moms Clean Air Force: Air Quality Concerns

BY ON August 8, 2011
This piece was cross-posted from Professor Janni Aragon’s Blog Professor Aragon is an American ex pat living in lovely Victoria on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. She works at the University of Victoria (UVIC), in the Department of Political Science.  She is one of the four...

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MCAF at BlogHer ’11 and HomeHer ’11

BY ON August 5, 2011
This piece was cross-posted at Green Phone Booth This year, the Moms Clean Air Force, “MCAF” for short, is at the BlogHer conference. This is a great chance for MCAF to make connections with other bloggers and spread the clean air message. If you are...

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