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.
Learn how fires are disrupting people’s lives–from the petrochemical fire in Texas to wildfires in California–and creating deadly health effects.
Two industrial fires recently sent thick plumes of black smoke into the air over the Houston area, putting the health and well-being of families at risk.
Learn about the negative effects of wildfire smoke on the lung function of Montana residents who were exposed during the Rice Ridge Fire in 2017.
Read about the myth of clean coal, and how plants burning the chemically treated coal are making more pollution, not less.
The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards are now fully implemented and working successfully. Here are five ways the Trump administration is trying to weaken the standards and move us backwards.
Read about the horrible decision by Trump’s EPA to try and roll back limits on toxic mercury spewed by coal burning power plants to please their donors.
See how much air pollution is projected to increase in your area by the year 2100 with this interactive map from the Revelator.
Read Moms Clean Air Force’s exclusive interview with Marilyn Brown Franklin County, Ohio County Commissioner, who discusses air quality and climate change.
Read about a study that showed a decrease in premature birth rates after the closing of eight coal and oil fired power plants in California.
Read about the findings of the American Lung Association in their 2018 annual State of the Air report, and where we need to improve air quality.
Hear from Pennsylvania and Florida mothers as they courageously confront air pollution in their hometowns in PBS’s EcoSense for Living documentary series.