Parents plead with PA Governor Tom Wolf to attend cancer crisis meeting: “You have a responsibility, both to your constituents who are battling cancer or have lost loved ones, and to the parents of all children who need to know what they can do to protect them from becoming cancer patients by the time they are young adults…”
When her 9-year-old son became ill early in the school year, Trisha Dello Iacono discovered a connection between the rubber-like synthetic flooring in his school’s all-purpose room. The chemical in the flooring is phenylmercuric acetate, which releases mercury vapors into the air.
Find out if your child’s school has hazardous mercury rubber-like flooring and learn what you can do about it.
Our future voters will register to vote when it’s their time, but many are inspired to do more right now. Here are 10 things you and your kids can do to help solve the climate crisis and protect the future.
It’s time for teachers to put their bodies where their hearts are and support this youth movement.
Teachers, let young climate activists know that we are listening to their call for action.
Here are ways parents can support kids at the Climate Strike on September 20th.
Bowing to the interests of wealthy corporate lobbyists, the Trump’s EPA refuses to ban chlorphyrifos, a pesticide sprayed on fruits and vegetables, and known to damage the brains of fetuses and children.
President Trump is misleading Americans with false claims of stewardship of our environment in his speech today. By making our air and water dirtier, and our climate more dangerous, Trump is a disaster for America.
Moms Clean Air Force Trisha Dello Iacono’s child attends a NJ school with mercury contaminated floors. She brings this issue to her state senator, and in a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Sen. Booker mentions cases of mercury vapor in multiple schools across his state.
While smoggy particles and carbon dioxide are still primary sources of air pollution, much concern has turned to airborne plastic, too. Here’s how plastic becomes an air pollutant, why plastic pollution is an increasing problem, and what parents can do about it.
A new report by the Environmental Defense Fund details the major threats to public health and future generations from the Trump EPA attacks on the 2016 chemical safety law – the Lautenberg Act.
Parents should be able to trust that their government is protecting them from chemical risks in our homes and communities. We need a drastic change to EPA’s current direction on chemical safety. Without protection, our children and grandchildren, who are already paying the price of this travesty, will continue to be at risk for decades to come.