Smoke Gets In Your Eyes…

BY ON June 8, 2011
This piece was cross-posted from Milspouse Mutterings Actually, here in Florida – it’s smoke in your nose, the patiofurniture, the wet bathing suits hanging by the pool. Visiting my parents in Florida, the wild fires in the area are permeating the air with the smell...

TOPICS: Coal, Pollution

Fighting Asthma in Communities of Color

BY ON June 6, 2011
This piece by Stephen Lacey was cross-posted at Think Progress. The Center for American Progress Action Fund, a sisterorganization of CAP, is leading a campaign to curb asthma and other harmful health effects from coal-fired power plants. This campaign is already underway and it will continue until...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Asthma, Coal, Economics, Latino Community, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Social Justice