Finding My Place in the Fight to Protect Public Health and the Environment
The road to becoming Clean Water Action’s National Communication Intern has been very similar to just about every major life decision/change that has occurred in the past four years of my life — unexpected, out of left field, but of course, the best possible thing that could’ve happened for me.
Complete Streets and clean air in Baltimore
If not for the snow, the Baltimore City Council would have held a hearing today on the Complete Streets ordinance, a bill that would help Baltimore ensure that roads are designed with the safety and wellness of all people in mind. Transportation planning that prioritizes public transit, bicycle, and
Climate Change is a Public Health Issue
As a nurse, I'm deeply concerned about the health impacts of climate change. Many may not realize that climate change is the most pressing public health issue of our time.
HUGE WIN: General Assembly votes to protect Rhode Island families and first responders!
Yesterday, the Rhode Island House of Representatives voted to pass H5082, which will phase out the use of organohalogens, a dangerous chemical used in flame retardants that is associated with cancer and respiratory ailments.
The Senate already unanimously passed this bill in the spring, but when the
Lost Hills Residents Don't Want Company-Sponsored Gym Memberships—They Want Clean Air and Clean Water
This blog is in response to David Brooks’ recent op-ed published in the New York Times on May 17, focused on improving the health and lives of residents in Lost Hills, California, a community in which I work with Clean Water Action. We submitted a letter to the editor to the paper in response to Mr