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 …
EPA head Andrew Wheeler has proposed a plan to gut an existing rule that limits methane pollution from new and modified natural gas facilities. Moms see this proposal for what it is: a thinly veiled attempt to shield oil and gas facilities …
With the kids heading back to school, and parents getting back into the swing of things, here are some significant developments about air pollution and climate change that you may have missed while you stepped away from the news cycle.
In today’s New York Times, Moms Clean Air Force’s Heather McTeer Toney tells us why black women are leaders in the climate movement, and why African American communities are depending on mothers to lead the fight against pollution.
Moms from Nevada, New Mexico and Arizona are seeing, feeling and coping with the debilitating effects of air pollution in their homes every day.
Climate change is a public health emergency that is harming Americans now. Older adults are especially vulnerable to harm from climate change.
President Trump is misleading Americans with false claims of stewardship of our environment in his speech today. By making our air and water dirtier, and our climate more dangerous, Trump is a disaster for America.
Moms Clean Air Force Trisha Sheehan’s child attends a NJ school with mercury contaminated floors. She brings this issue to her state senator, and in a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Sen. Booker mentions cases of mercury vapor in multiple schools across his state.
While PA Representative Danielle Friel Otten’s platform is focused on social justice at every level – strong public schools, making health care more affordable and accessible, public safety, workforce development and family-sustaining jobs – it was environmental justice that first called her to run for office.
Today is is not just the first day of summer, it’s also #ShowYourStripes Day on Twitter. We love these powerful visuals that convey the dramatic impact fossil fuel burning is having on our climate!
While smoggy particles and carbon dioxide are still primary sources of air pollution, much concern has turned to airborne plastic, too. Here’s how plastic becomes an air pollutant, why plastic pollution is an increasing problem, and what parents can do about it.
Donald Trump and EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler are gutting a plan that would reduce carbon pollution, slow climate change, and protect our children’s health. If anything, the Clean Power Plan should be made stronger, not gutted with a replacement plan that does nothing to put us on the path to climate safety.