Wheeler is trying to take credit for America’s relatively clean air without acknowledging that he is trying to undo all the protections that created it.
On June 5th, we will honor the annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day, by wearing orange. It is extremely important to become aware of any huge threat to our children’s safety. We are focused on the systemic racism — especially, now, the racist radical deregulatory agenda of this EPA — that means that low income, communities of color are more polluted than other places.
According to an EPA associate deputy assistant administrator for new chemicals, “The agency’s goal is to allow the commercialization of products.”
To combat COVID-19, the country has no federal health policy. America also has no federal climate policy. The Trump administration has addressed these crisis’s by passing the buck to the states. Governors, mayors and local officials from across the country have stepped up to keep Americans safe and healthy.
Moms gave testimony last week because families have the right to know if the air is safe. Wheeler’s proposal on particle pollution is too weak. It ignores scientific evidence, and flouts procedural considerations that should be paramount during during COVID-19.
“The Impact of COVID-19 on Latinos in the U.S.” study outlines how the Latino community is at the uppermost rates for Americans dying from COVID-19.
Preliminary research indicates that long-term exposure to particle pollution may increase the risk of death from Covid-19. Yet, Trump’s EPA is ignoring current science on particle pollution that could save thousands of lives each year.
The EPA under the leadership of Andrew Wheeler is ignoring overwhelming scientific evidence and is posed to weaken clean air safeguards, endangering Houston, and all Americans.
Moms Clean Air Force’s national field director wrote about why she believes Black communities are not just fighting for their lives during the coronavirus pandemic. They are COVIDing while Black.
Moms Clean Air Force staff and members continue to confront the coronavirus and make news throughout the country.
Moms are angry at the inequity, injustice and immorality running rampant. We are choosing protection over pollution, and we are choosing our children over EVERYTHING.
While COVID-19 spreads across the US, this timeline shows how EPA Chief Wheeler pushes a radical pro-polluter agenda.