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.
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.
WILDFIRE SMOKE AND YOUR HEALTH Children, the elderly, and people with heart disease, lung disease, and asthma are especially vulnerable to health problems caused by wildfire smoke. Wildfires affect not only people in the immediate area, but they also send vast amounts …