Children’s Health

Video: “A Message From the Future”

BY ON April 17, 2019
This video made us smile today. Bravo to The Intercept for sharing “A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.” From the article about the video: “Today, we launch the final result: a seven-minute postcard from the future. It’s about how, in the nick of time,...

TOPICS: Activism, Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Environment, EPA, Politics, Pollution

WATCH Moms Clean Air Force in PBS Eco-Sense for Living Documentary

BY ON April 17, 2019
Moms Clean Air Force members from Pennsylvania and Florida are featured in the 2019 EcoSense for Living documentary film titled “Do We Still Need the Clean Air Act?” The documentary will be aired on PBS member stations across the country. The film takes us back in time to mid-century Donora, Pennsylvania where a...

TOPICS: Activism, Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Climate Change, Coal, Florida, Fracking, Pennsylvania

Fires and Chemicals: A Toxic and Deadly Mix

BY ON April 15, 2019
  I recently watched the MSNBC hour with Chris Hayes interviewing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. One of my top takeaways was the importance of recognizing the interrelationships between the different challenges that are facing the country. There is a definitive overlap between health issues, environmental justice, jobs, the...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Air Pollution, California, Children's Health, Climate Change, Heat and Extreme Weather, Latino Community, Social Justice, Texas, Toxics

Victory! Landmark Colorado Bill Delivers Major Reforms for Oil and Gas Regulation

BY ON April 9, 2019
The Colorado Senate created landmark legislation last week that would overhaul how oil and gas is regulated in Colorado. The bill will strengthen oversight of oil and gas operations across the state, and prioritize protection of public health and the environment by empowering local governments...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Colorado, Fracking, Politics, Pollution