Politics

Scott Pruitt’s EPA Confirmation Would Be An Assault on Health Safeguards

BY ON January 4, 2017
This was written by Vickie Patton, General Counsel for Environmental Defense Fund: With the confirmation battle fast approaching over President-elect Trump’s nomination of Scott Pruitt as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), we would like to share some information we have compiled about his environmental...

TOPICS: Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Oklahoma, Ozone, Politics

How to Call Your Elected Officials

BY ON January 1, 2017
We’re all used to text and email, and often that’s speedy and effective. But sometimes, the sound of a voice makes all the difference. Now is one of those times. Your members of Congress must hear from you on the issues that matter to you! Click here...

TOPICS: Activism, Alaska, Children's Health, Colorado, EPA, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Politics, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington State, Wisconsin, Wyoming

‘Tis the Season to Protect Children’s Health

BY ON December 19, 2016
It’s time to get down to business – holiday business. While parents across the nation are rolling out Christmas cookies for their cuties to leave out for Santa, and lighting enduring Hanukkah and Kwanza candles, President-elect Trump is steamrolling a parade of fossil fuel-loving climate...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Politics, Social Justice