The disproportionate impact of mercury pollution on people who traditionally rely on fish and marine mammals for food is unfair. And the burden of avoiding mercury contamination needs to be shifted from fishers and those who eat fish to the common source—power plants.
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From fish to rice, many foods are contaminated with mercury. But there is no safe level of mercury consumption. It’s critical that we strengthen the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.
EPA Administrator Regan just announced important new mercury and air toxics (MATS) protections. The science is clear: No amount of mercury is safe for pregnant moms and children because it endangers developing fetal brains and the brains of children.
Read the latest news from Moms Clean Air Force staff and members in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Michigan, and Florida.
Read the latest news from Moms Clean Air Force staff and members in Arizona, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC.
Read one mom’s birth story and learn about mercury’s impact on health and the history of mercury protections in the US in our new fact sheet: Mercury 101.
This is the testimony I gave today at an EPA public hearing in support of restoring the foundation of the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. The hearing gathered feedback on EPA’s proposal to reaffirm the determination that it is appropriate and necessary to regulate hazardous air pollutants, including mercury, from power plants. This proposal would restore the legal foundation of the MATS.
Read the latest news from Moms Clean Air Force staff and members in Colorado, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC.
There is NO amount of mercury that is safe for children. That’s why Moms Clean Air Force has been fighting for more than a decade to cut toxic mercury pollution, why we support EPA’s proposal to restore the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.
Read the latest news from Moms Clean Air Force staff and members in Arizona, Florida, Iowa, Virginia and Washington, DC.
Dozens of Moms Clean Air Force members and staff from more than 15 states testified this week at the only public hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to attack the legal foundation of the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.