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.
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Learn about the increase in congenital heart defects experts expect as more pregnant women are exposed to extreme heat during the early weeks of pregnancy.
Read about Mercury and Air Toxics Standards reducing mercury levels in the environment and improving public health at a much lower cost than anticipated.
Read about the WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health, dedicated to reducing air pollution and promoting climate safety.
Learn about a stunning new paper that links infant mortality and low birth weight to pollution and what the authors say are “pre-polluted babies”.
Learn about a new study that links ADHD to a specific prenatal air pollutant and chronic stresses like those associated with poverty.
Read how a determined mother researched the Superfund site near her family’s home and how their experience brought them to a new home.
Read excerpts from an article by Dr. Frederica Perera about the harm done to babies before birth by toxic chemicals and pollutants, and how to reduce it.
Learn about a vote by the general assembly of the state of Maryland to ban fracking–a victory for health, the environment and citizen activism.
Read about a study that found that air pollution emanating from vehicles was tied to the increased possibility of women giving birth prematurely.
Read this interview with Tamara Rubin of Lead Safe America Foundation and learn why reducing childhood exposure to lead has become a priority for her.