Archive | air pollution

Forward on Climate Rally: Can you come?



Forward On Climate Rally, the largest climate rally in American history, is on Sunday, February 17. Moms Clean Air Force, Climate Parents and thousands of Americans will head to Washington, D.C. to make Forward on Climate a huge historic event. Please join us in telling the President it’s time to fire up a clean energy […]

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The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Are Under Attack in Congress



Mercury is a deadly neurotoxin. It’s currently allowed to spew, unfettered, from the smokestacks of power plants, our nation’s top source of mercury pollution.  Unbelievable– but true. EPA’s proposed standards to address this mercury, along with dozens of other power plant pollutants, would prevent 11,000 premature deaths, 130,000 asthma attacks, and 4,700 heart attacks annually. […]

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The Big Air 3: Allergies, Autism, And Asthma (new post at Moms Clean Air Force)



Extra! Extra! Read all about it! I should say read more about it. There are more and more reports and articles showing the link between air pollution and health conditions, diseases, and delays. Here’s the latest in how air pollution and chemical exposures are linked to allergies, autismand asthma, three particularly vexing health problems that […]

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