Pollution

Our Children Need Health Protections Strengthened, Not Rolled Back

BY ON December 12, 2018
This post is written by Rev. Dr. Ambrose Carroll, Green the Church Co-Founder. It first appeared in Successful Black Parenting (used with permission): Today, being Black in America is dangerous. My wife and I don’t want our children to worry about their survival. We want them to run,...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Social Justice

EPA Enforcement is Declining Across Every U.S. Region

BY ON December 12, 2018
Trump’s EPA is appalling. It’s retreat from protecting our families from pollution has already launched a process to sabotage and ultimately destroy our Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. These are protections that keep mercury, a terrible poison, from harming our babies’ brains. Under the leadership of Andrew Wheeler,...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, EPA, Ozone, Politics, Pollution, Science

Andrew Wheeler Nomination to Run EPA is Dangerous

BY ON December 8, 2018
Moms across the country fought hard to win the passage, in 2016, of the Lautenberg Chemicals Safety for the 21st Century Act. This law had major bipartisan support. Yet Wheeler is fighting hard to cripple this law–to the benefit of the chemical industry. >> Click...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Cancer, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Indoor Air Pollution, Pollution, Toxics

Ten Reasons Why Moms Oppose Andrew Wheeler as EPA Chief

BY ON December 8, 2018
Wheeler’s fingerprints are all over the very worst environmental proposals of the Trump Administration. He has proven, first as Deputy EPA Administrator under Scott Pruitt, and then as Acting Administrator, that he has: NO interest in protecting people’s health and safety; NO interest in putting...

TOPICS: Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Environment, EPA, Pollution

Health Experts Warn of Dire Impacts of Climate Change

BY ON December 7, 2018
Climate change threatens the health of Americans and is having major impacts now, according to a recent report from the Lancet, one of the world’s leading medical journals. The annual report, called the Lancet Countdown, is a collaboration of researchers from 27 leading academic institutions,...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, EPA, Heart Health, Heat and Extreme Weather, Politics, Pollution, Science