Pregnancy

New Study: Pesticide Levels in Families Drop Dramatically After One Week of Eating Organic

BY ON February 20, 2019
This was written by Robyn O’Brien: A groundbreaking peer-reviewed study published in the journal Environmental Research found that switching to an organic diet significantly reduced the levels of synthetic pesticides found in all participants – after less than one week. On average, the pesticides detected...

TOPICS: Cancer, Children's Health, Food, Pollution, Pregnancy, Toxics

Wheeler Will Not Protect North Carolina

BY ON February 4, 2019
This op-ed was written by Kelle Pressley-Perkins. She is a Moms Clean Air Force member from Charlotte, North Carolina. The post originally appeared on WRAL.com: One of the real perks of being a mother to nine home-schooled children is that I make sure our family talks...

TOPICS: Activism, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, EPA, Motherhood, North Carolina, Politics, Pollution, Pregnancy

People Across the Country Agree: #StopWheeler

BY ON January 15, 2019
In case you missed Dominique’s op-ed in the New York Times, here are a few highlights: “When I was pregnant with my first child, 35 years ago, one of the first things my doctor in Texas told me was to stop eating tuna, swordfish and...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Environment, EPA, Food, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Pregnancy, Religion, Science, Social Justice

Mercury Pollution in Delaware

BY ON December 18, 2018
Mercury standards under attack: The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards are a lifesaving, fully implemented, effective pollution prevention program that specifically protects pregnant women and babies from harm. Since 2012, the mercury standards have helped to dramatically lower mercury emissions from coal plants. Moms want...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Environment, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Pollution, Pregnancy

Mercury Pollution in Tennessee

BY ON December 18, 2018
Mercury standards under attack: The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards are a lifesaving, fully implemented, effective pollution prevention program that specifically protects pregnant women and babies from harm. Since 2012, the mercury standards have helped to dramatically lower mercury emissions from coal plants. Moms want...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Environment, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Pollution, Pregnancy, Tennessee

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