April 17, 2017

Why the Historic Deal to Expand US Chemical Regulation Matters

Written by Moms Clean Air Force This excerpt was written by Jeff Tollefsen for Nature: Nature takes a look at the implications of the historic deal, which will give the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) new power to ensure that chemicals — both old and new — are safe. Why amend the current law? Critics of the TSCA have long complained that the law effectively ties the EPA’s hands, preventing the agency from examining […]
April 17, 2017

Our Mom Activists Balance Kids, Play and Saving the Planet

Written by Diane MacEachern No matter how much we care about our work, or how much help we have with our kids, tackling them both can be pretty draining. This is true in spades for the field organizers at Moms Clean Air Force, who sometimes choose to leave their kids to travel when legislation is breaking on Capitol Hill. Here’s how they cope… Involve the kids! When she can, Terra […]
April 17, 2017

10 Reasons Fracking May Be Hazardous to Your Child’s Health

Written by Molly Rauch This post was written by Ellen Webb and Molly Rauch: Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formally finalized the country’s first ever methane emissions standards for the oil and gas industry. The rule will help fight climate change by supporting the Obama Administrator’s goal of cutting 2012 levels of methane emissions by up to 45 percent by 2025. The rule comes at a time when […]
April 17, 2017

Benefits of Clean Air in Your Home

Did you know that the air inside your home can be up to 5 times more polluted than the air outside? Many homeowners never stop to think about the effects that dirty indoor air can have on their family. The air you breathe when you walk inside can damage your health in more ways than you realize. Improving the air quality in your home can result in amazing benefits. Allergy […]
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