Children’s Health

Speaking For Moms Against Federal Coal Ash Rule Rollback

BY ON April 30, 2018
This was written by Caroline Rutledge Armijo of Greensboro, North Carolina. Caroline was featured in The Story We Want, The Climate Listening Series: While Moms Clean Air Force members were protesting Scott Pruitt’s tenure, representatives from Appalachian Voices traveled to Arlington, VA to speak for three North Carolina...

TOPICS: Activism, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, Motherhood, North Carolina

Scott Pruitt is Failing as EPA Administrator

BY ON April 26, 2018
Moms are big believers in report cards. They give us a sense of how things are going. And when it comes to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, things are not going well at all. Here’s how bad his performance is so far: Public Health       Failure to understand subject         ...

TOPICS: Activism, Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, EPA, Heat and Extreme Weather, Politics, Pollution, Science

It’s Up to Us to Protect America’s Clean Power Plan

BY ON April 25, 2018
This was written by Martha Roberts. It originally appeared on Climate 911: This week is a crucial moment for climate progress. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is moving ahead in his efforts to revoke the Clean Power Plan, one of our most important efforts to tackle the...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, EPA, Heat and Extreme Weather, Politics, Pollution, Science