Pollution

A Note from U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Chair of the Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Oversight

BY ON June 16, 2011
This post was written by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Chair of the Environment and Public Works subcommittee on oversight, and cross-posted from Moms Rising. Our kids don’t deserve asthma. They deserve clean air. They deserve the chance to play outdoors. But kids don’t get to pick how...

TOPICS: Coal, Dads, Politics, Pollution

An Asthma Attack: A Terrifying Memory

BY ON June 15, 2011
A few days ago, my husband and I were watching TV when we saw a commercial for the National Jewish Health, the #1 respiratory hospital in the U.S., which happens to be right here in Denver, where we live. The commercial featured a little boy...

TOPICS: Asthma, Pollution