Children’s Health

Destroying America’s Clean Power Plan Will Hurt the Health of Our Children

BY ON October 10, 2017
Pruitt’s proposal to withdraw America’s Clean Power Plan is profoundly irresponsible—and will harm the health of our children. EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s intention is clear: ignore the climate disruption that is right now amping up brutal storms and stoking deadly wildfires across the country Pruitt...

TOPICS: Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Politics, Pollution

Moms and Children Went to the Hill … and Then They Danced

BY ON October 5, 2017
Moms Clean Air Force joined forces with the environmental justice group, Green for All and Climate Parents on Capitol Hill last week to fight proposed EPA budget cuts, and to urge action on climate change. Women lawmakers echoed our message at a press conference. They...

TOPICS: Activism, African-American Community, Air Pollution, Children's Health, Climate Change, EPA, Florida, Latino Community, Massachusetts, MCAF News, Tennessee, Washington DC

“Hurricanes Show Us Why Our Children Need a Strong and Independent EPA,” says the Father of Environmental Justice

BY ON September 18, 2017
This is a Moms Clean Air Force exclusive interview with Dr. Robert D. Bullard. Dr. Bullard is known as the “father of  environmental justice.” He has been a leading campaigner against environmental racism: We have spoken previously about frontline and “fence-line” communities surrounded by a variety...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Asthma, Children's Health, Heat and Extreme Weather, Social Justice, Texas