March 13, 2015
Lupita Pérez had just had it breathing dirty air during her young life. At 14, she has decided to join the fight for a clean air future for her baby sister, who will be born in the next few weeks. “Babies are not born with asthma. They get it because of the bad air and they can die from that," says the freshman at Desert Mirage High School, in the Coachella Valley, one of the country’s regions with the worst air quality.
February 9, 2015
At the tail end of January and the beginning of February, hundreds of citizens turned out at EPA hearings in Washington, D.C., Texas, and California to show their support for new proposed smog standards to better protect Americans from air pollution.
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