Trump’s EPA has repeatedly bowed to industry lobbyists to allow dangerous chemicals to stay on or enter the market with little or no restrictions.
Rachel Fernandez shares her concerns about mercury poisoning as part of the series, “American Indian Women Speak Out on Mercury Standards.”
Why do we care so much about the laws that protect our families from air pollution? Because in the US, more than 4 in 10 people live in areas with unhealthy air. This important graph highlights the threat.
Which government agencies oversee environmental health protections in this country? Mom Detective digs into the EPA, FDA, and others.
Our Mom Detective put together 10 tips to help busy moms and dads choose the healthiest products for their family.
The Lancet focused their latest report on the effects of climate change on children’s health, asking, “Who is going to be the most vulnerable?”
Ever wonder why pregnant women are advised by doctors to cut down on eating albacore (white) tuna? Tuna, like other large predator fish, is contaminated with mercury. Mercury is a potent neurotoxin. Over 400,000 newborns are affected by mercury pollution every year. …
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.
Trump’s EPA has cynically fulfilled a top priority of the coal industry: It has finalized a rule to sabotage our Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. These are protections that keep a terrible poison, mercury, from spewing out of coal-fired power plants and …
Studies of mothers in southern states like Texas are showing that infants are at risk for long-term climate change related health issues. Here’s why.
The Trump administration’s EPA is undermining protections against mercury and air pollution. Coal-fired power plants emit at least 84 separate hazardous air pollutants. The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards are now fully implemented and are reducing exposure to dangerous pollutants like mercury …
- Air pollution affects our lungs, brains, hearts, and babies in utero.
- Children and the elderly are especially vulnerable to air pollution.