Environment

Don’t Let a Coal Lobbyist Run EPA

BY ON January 10, 2019
Once again, the Trump administration has betrayed our children. Today, Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler was nominated to officially take over as head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the post vacated by corrupt former Administrator Scott Pruitt. This means that Wheeler — a former coal...

TOPICS: Activism, Air Pollution, Cars and Trucks, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Environment, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Science

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

Attacking the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards is Poisonous for Our Children

BY ON December 28, 2018
Today, Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposal to undermine and weaken the life-saving Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), which sets limits on mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants. Mercury, a neurotoxic heavy metal, is particularly harmful to the developing brains of babies...

TOPICS: Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Environment, EPA, Mercury Poisoning

It’s Been a Tough Year: A Look Back and Ahead

BY ON December 20, 2018
2018 is drawing to a close. It was an exhausting year, but I’m excited about 2019. In fact, I’m counting down the days to January 3, when the House of Representatives turns Democratic. (Yes, every vote counts!) It’s impossible to keep up with the news...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Air Pollution, Carbon Pollution, Cars and Trucks, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Environment, EPA, Fracking, Keystone Pipeline, Mercury Poisoning, Natural Gas, Pennsylvania, Politics, Social Justice, Utah