The US EPA strengthened #Clean #Air Act standards to reduce harmful soot. Cutting this dangerous pollutant will save lives and prevent serious and costly health problems, like heart attacks, #asthma, and strokes. Read more: 1.usa.gov/UGFctc
Moms Clean Air Force is a national movement of more than 100,000 moms and dads too, who are protecting our children’s right to clean air, just as our parents fought for us, forty years ago, when the Clean Air Act was first passed. And on the national stage, our leadership circle amplifies those grassroots voices to make sure Congress gets the message. We are here to tell Washington: Listen to your moms. We share the air and we want it clean.
Inspiring for me because this is where I grew up - before the Clean Air Act. Stoke Street Scene by Kurt Hutton. A woman walking up a street in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, with smoking bottle kilns belonging to potteries visible in the background, 2nd March 1946.
Safe and Healthy (not pristine) Air - Federal air quality rules must be based on science – not used to stifle energy and industry - It’s called the Clean Air Act, but it was never intended to ensure pure, pristine air. Congress wanted America to have safe, healthy air, and regulations based on solid scientific and medical studies...