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. …
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.
Trump’s EPA has cynically fulfilled a top priority of the coal industry: It has finalized a rule to sabotage our Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. These are protections that keep a terrible poison, mercury, from spewing out of coal-fired power plants and …
The Trump administration’s EPA is undermining protections against mercury and air pollution. Coal-fired power plants emit at least 84 separate hazardous air pollutants. The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards are now fully implemented and are reducing exposure to dangerous pollutants like mercury …