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.”
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.
Learn more about how the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards have affected the United States.
Ever wonder why pregnant women are advised by doctors to cut down on eating albacore (white) tuna? Tuna, like other large predator fish, is contaminated with mercury. Mercury is a potent neurotoxin. Over 400,000 newborns are affected by mercury pollution every year. …