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Moms and Kids Counting on EPA for Cleaner Air

In the wake of the American Lung Association’s report that 155 million American people live in polluted areas, we can help give young moms, future moms, babies and youngsters cleaner …

Adventures with Mercury Manchin and His Sidekick Electric Portman

The polluter parade of attacks on the Clean Air Act just keeps marching in Washington, DC.  This week, it is expected that Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Rob Portman (R-OH) will introduce a new …

Invisible Dangers, Visible Opportunity

Last month the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new proposed limits on toxic pollutants including mercury, arsenic, dioxin, acid rain and several others that make their way from our nation’s coal-burning …

Everyone Wants Clean Air, Especially Latinos

It’s no mystery that clean air is good for all – who honestly wants more mercury, smog, arsenic, and other nasty toxics and metals invading their communities and wreaking havoc on …

Air Pollution

Toxic Mercury: It’s What’s for Dinner

Mercury and other dangerous air pollutants have long been connected to extreme health problems such as brain damage, learning disabilities, birth defects, heart disease, cancer and even premature death. As …

New EPA Action on Mercury is a Game Changer

Today,  the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new proposed limits on the mercury, arsenic, dioxin, and other toxic air pollutants spewing from the nation’s coal-fired power plants. (See EPA’s press …

Who Wants Clean Water, Anyway?

Urgent Action! Please Speak up for Wildlife Now! Help stop dangerous legislation that slashes critical funding for agencies that defend our nation’s wildlife. Call your U.S. Representative and tell them …

Mining Around a “Grand” American Treasure

The development of uranium mining around the Grand Canyon has been a tug of war between mining companies, local residents and government agencies. While visitors to the Grand Canyon area …

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