The US comes in third for asthma-related air pollution (behind China and India), with 236,000 cases per year.This group of new studies from researchers around the world confirms that air pollution harms children’s health.
A concerned mom questions the health effects of breathing silica dust in the NY subway system.
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 the findings of the American Lung Association’s 2019 State of the Air Report, and find out how your local air quality fared.
Learn how fires are disrupting people’s lives–from the petrochemical fire in Texas to wildfires in California–and creating deadly health effects.
Trump’s EPA — under the leadership of acting head, Andrew Wheeler — has hit its lowest, most cynical level in its radical agenda to destroy protections against pollution. EPA has launched a process to sabotage and ultimately destroy our Mercury and Air …
Harmful, wasteful, and preventable — much bigger than a fracking problem. Methane is a flammable gas that is the main constituent of natural gas. It’s a naturally occurring fossil fuel, also produced by landfills and cattle operations. It’s also a form of …
- Air pollution affects our lungs, brains, hearts, and babies in utero.
- Children and the elderly are especially vulnerable to air pollution.
The fire burned for more than 60 hours, prompting school closures, shelter-in-place orders, and spikes of benzene that spewed into the air.
A new study has collected data to support the fact that an unequal equation is in play in the US when it comes to the consequences of fine particulate matter air pollution, known as PM2.5.