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Soot Kills: An Open Letter To President Obama From More Than 650 Health and Medical Professionals

BY ON December 13, 2012
This letter sent to us by American Lung Association, was delivered to President Obama today. It was signed by more than 650 health and medical professionals: Dear President Obama: As doctors, nurses, scientists, and public health and medical professionals, we are writing to urge you...

TOPICS: Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, Politics, Pollution, Science

For Many Communities Clean Air Is A Luxury

BY ON November 30, 2012
This was written by Shannon Baker-Branstetter and reposted from the Consumers Union blog, Our Green Energy Future: Recent reports confirm what many people already feel: industry’s releases of toxic pollution are disproportionately located in low-income communities and communities of color. According to a recent NAACP...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, Latino Community, Mercury Poisoning, Pollution, Social Justice