After extreme weather incidents like Hurricane Sandy, 40 percent of small businesses do not reopen.
New York State Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has been an unwavering voice emphasizing the importance of environmental protections. The mother of two young boys, she has pointed to the connection between children’s health and the air that they breathe. Gillibrand has also been working in tandem with Sen. Frank Lautenberg to spearhead the modernization of the Toxic [...]
Air Quality Awareness Week is on the calendar for April 29 through May 3, with the goal of bringing recognition to this vital concern.
At the forefront of bringing awareness to all things green is Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA), who serves as a ranking Democratic member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
The average American may not be aware of how these sequester cuts will impact the air that they breathe. Perhaps, most surprising to them, would be how the affected programs that reduce air pollution will shape the state of national health for everyone.
There are a plethora of ads put forth by oil companies to promote the “social good” they are doing. As a writer on environmental issues, I happen to be aware of the flip side of the story. So while British Petroleum pushes their “Voices from the Gulf” tourism travelogues about how great it is to [...]
“The oil and tax subsidies that go to the top oil producers such as ExxonMobil, Shell, and Chevron are $4 billion plus per year—roughly $43.6 billion over ten years.”
A study published on February 6, 2013 in the journal “Environmental Health Perspectives” posits, “Maternal exposure to outdoor air pollution is associated with low birth weight.”
In the tradition of “The China Syndrome” and “Silkwood,” “Promised Land” uses mainstream entertainment to delve into American values, corporate responsibility, and activism.
The OMB has predicted that under sequestration, the EPA will be cut by $716 million in 2013.