Pollution

Texas Power Plant Crisis: Pollute or Conserve?

BY ON September 1, 2011
ERCOT, or The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, is the organization responsible for managing the state’s electrical grid and assuring that most everyone in Texas has enough power. It is anticipating a power crisis as Texas continues to experience record heat and drought conditions this...

TOPICS: Coal, Economics, Pollution

My Family Loves Clean Air!

BY ON August 30, 2011
On a recent summer vacation in the Adirondacks, my mother and daughters reflect on the value of clean air (in between giggles, fishing and s’mores). My cuties make clean air a family affair! Why does your family love clean air? PLEASE JOIN MOMS CLEAN AIR...

TOPICS: Activism, Pollution

Hurricanes Blow In Air Pollution

BY ON August 29, 2011
Hurricane Irene loomed over the East Coast and finally made landfall in my neck of the woods late Sunday morning. As my family geared up for Irene’s destruction, we prepared by running through the list of dangers that might accompany a hazardous set of weather...

TOPICS: Asthma, Pollution