Politics

The Most Dangerous EPA Nominee to Your Health?

BY ON October 23, 2017
When Michael Dourson, Trump’s nominee to head EPA’s chemical safety office, was grilled by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee earlier this month, I sat in the hearing room thinking about what, exactly, was at stake. Next to me were families who had traveled...

TOPICS: EPA, Politics, Toxics

Destroying America’s Clean Power Plan Will Hurt the Health of Our Children

BY ON October 10, 2017
Pruitt’s proposal to withdraw America’s Clean Power Plan is profoundly irresponsible—and will harm the health of our children. EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s intention is clear: ignore the climate disruption that is right now amping up brutal storms and stoking deadly wildfires across the country Pruitt...

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

Infographic: America’s Clean Power Plan’s Enormous Climate Benefits

BY ON October 10, 2017
This was written by Ilissa Ocko. It originally posted at Climate 911:  In addition to the vital public health benefits it offers, the Clean Power Plan is the nation’s most significant action to date to address climate change’s number one culprit – heat-trapping carbon dioxide emissions. Now,...

TOPICS: Carbon Pollution, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, EPA, Politics