Clean Air Act

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

Senate Confirms Former Coal Lobbyist Andrew Wheeler as EPA Administrator

BY ON February 28, 2019
Andrew Wheeler — a former coal industry lobbyist and Acting Administrator after disgraced Scott Pruitt resigned — has just been confirmed to become the official head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This takes the country another step further in the direction of normalizing the...

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

A Framework for Climate Action in the U.S. Congress

BY ON February 25, 2019
These principles for action on climate change from Congressman Paul D. Tonko’s office are what our country’s leadership needs to build a comprehensive national climate action plan. Outline of Common Principles for National Climate Action: 1. Adopt Science-Based Targets for Greenhouse Gas Neutrality by Mid-Century...

TOPICS: Activism, African-American Community, Air Pollution, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Environment, Politics, Pollution

Moms Welcome EPA Employees Back to Work

BY ON January 28, 2019
  This morning, D.C. area moms and kids showed up bright and early, muffins and Valentines in hand, to welcome Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employees back to work at the agency’s federal headquarters in Washington, D.C. EPA employees were furloughed for a record thirty-five days due to the...

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

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