The 2020 State of the Air report, released by the American Lung Association, found more people are breathing unhealthy air compared to last year. Despite decades of progress, the trend lines are now headed in the wrong direction.
Today, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler finalized his attack on the life-saving Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. This attack on the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards is an outrage to anyone who cares about babies and children.
While the US has been battling Covid-19, a virus that attacks and damages lung function, Trump’s EPA, under the direction of Andrew Wheeler, has refused to strengthen the current national standards for deadly particulate pollution. To protect our families from Wheeler’s dangerous agenda, we are demanding that Wheeler resign.
With schools closed, these fun hands-on tools and activities, can help teach climate change at home.
“Air pollution really intersects with all of the issues we are grappling with in the world,” says Beth Gardiner, author of “Choked”.
Moms Clean Air Force staff and members made news throughout the country!
Read about Moms Clean Air Force testifying in support of maintaining the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, as they are attacked by the Trump administration.
National Field Director Heather McTeer Toney delivered this testimony to the House Oversight Committee about the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards on Thursday, February 6, 2020.
Like mercury and lead, flame retardant chemicals are “hit-and-run” because once a child is exposed to them; the damage they cause cannot be reversed.
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.”