Rachel Fernandez shares her concerns about mercury poisoning as part of the series, “American Indian Women Speak Out on Mercury Standards.”
Why do we care so much about the laws that protect our families from air pollution? Because in the US, more than 4 in 10 people live in areas with unhealthy air. This important graph highlights the threat.
Rachel Heaton, is a member of the Muckleshoot Tribe of Auburn, Washington. She shares her concerns about mercury poisoning in fish. “Our people have always depended on the salmon.”
Ojibwe Great-Grandmother Mary Lyons talks about the importance of clean air and water to her children, and community – and why she opposes any effort to undermine the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.
We’re launching a series of interviews with Native American women about the importance of clean air and water to them, their children, and their communities – and why they oppose any effort to undermine the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.
The Lancet focused their latest report on the effects of climate change on children’s health, asking, “Who is going to be the most vulnerable?”
Moms Clean Air Force staff went to the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) with messages that highlighted the health risks of Trump’s proposed changes to the existing, working mercury rules.
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 Dello Iacono’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.
This is the full text of the testimony of Heather McTeer Toney, Moms Clean Air Force’s National Field Director, in support of strengthening the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.
Read about groups from lawmakers to industry leaders, faith leaders to medical professionals, who oppose Andrew Wheeler’s attack on mercury protections.
Read about Moms Clean Air Force members and their kids welcoming EPA employees back to work with signs and treats after the government shutdown ended.