Children’s Health

The Best and Worst Midterm Results for the Environment

BY ON November 8, 2018
This was written by Olivia Rosane. It originally posted on EcoWatch: Results from the U.S. midterm election are mostly in, and, when it comes to what they mean for the environment, they’re a real mixed bag. On the plus side, the Democrats took the House...

TOPICS: Activism, African-American Community, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Colorado, EPA, Florida, Latino Community, New York, Politics, Texas

Great News! Major Wins for Climate Safety.

BY ON November 7, 2018
Is the glass half full, or half empty? That’s what I found myself wondering all morning (and well into last night) as I followed election results. I’m going with half full — more than half full, in fact. Don’t believe the pundits who tell us...

TOPICS: Activism, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Politics, Wisconsin

Ozone Deaths Down Following Clean Air Act Amendments

BY ON October 25, 2018
This was written by Sean Reilly. It originally posted on E&E News: The number of air pollution-related deaths in the United States plunged by almost half in the two decades following passage of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments, amounting to about 71,000 by 2010, according...

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