Science

Don’t Let a Coal Lobbyist Run EPA

BY ON January 10, 2019
Once again, the Trump administration has betrayed our children. Today, Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler was nominated to officially take over as head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the post vacated by corrupt former Administrator Scott Pruitt. This means that Wheeler — a former coal...

TOPICS: Activism, Air Pollution, Cars and Trucks, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, Environment, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Science

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

Interview With Dr. Gredia Huerta Montanez, Environmental Health Pediatrician

BY ON December 11, 2018
This is an interview with Dr. Gredia Huerta Montanez, an environmental health pediatrician in Puerto Rico and a member of the EPA’s Office of Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee: Dr. Huerta Montanez, can you please tell us about the work you do as an environmental...

TOPICS: Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Heat and Extreme Weather, Latino Community, Science

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