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Moms Clean Air Force Opposes the Nomination of Andrew Wheeler to Head EPA

BY ON January 9, 2019
Today, President Trump has nominated Andrew Wheeler to serve as EPA administrator. On behalf of one million members who care about children’s health, Moms Clean Air Force opposes this nomination. Andrew Wheeler should not lead the EPA. Wheeler’s fingerprints are all over the very worst environmental...

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

The Health Benefits Of Reducing Mercury Are Much Larger Than Estimated

BY ON January 4, 2019
According to an article from Syracuse University, the science is clear between the health impacts of mercury emissions in the U.S. on children and other vulnerable populations. Mercury emission standards have markedly reduced mercury in the environment and improved public health. The mercury-related benefits of The Mercury...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, Mercury Poisoning

Mercury Pollution in West Virginia

BY ON December 25, 2018
Mercury standards under attack: The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards are a lifesaving, fully implemented, effective pollution prevention program that specifically protects pregnant women and babies from harm. Since 2012, the mercury standards have helped to dramatically lower mercury emissions from coal plants. Moms want...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, Environment, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Pollution

Our Children Need Health Protections Strengthened, Not Rolled Back

BY ON December 12, 2018
This post is written by Rev. Dr. Ambrose Carroll, Green the Church Co-Founder. It first appeared in Successful Black Parenting (used with permission): Today, being Black in America is dangerous. My wife and I don’t want our children to worry about their survival. We want them to run,...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Social Justice