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News: M&O’s Initiatives Nationally Recognized

The Presidential Task Force on Environmental Health and Safety Risks to Children is recognizing three of M&O’s initiatives as compelling policy actions to be disseminated across the community of practice to raise awareness, share what’s working, and encourage others to adopt similar policies.

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News: ALA Responds to EPA Ozone Standard Update, Impact on Public Health

The new standard of 70 parts per billion (ppb) is still not strong enough, but it’s a step in the right direction. “Given the health threats from ozone, greater health protections are clearly needed,” said Harold P. Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association.

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Media: Director’s LTE in the Macon Telegraph

Critics of the CPP mistakenly argue that the federal government is overreaching. But in reality, the CPP offers a flexible framework that allows Georgia to develop a tailored plan. To maximize health benefits, Georgia should take steps now to protect the health of our residents.

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News: International Expert on Climate Change and Health Joins M&O Council

Mothers & Others for Clean Air is excited to welcome Dr. J. Jason West to M&O’s Partnership Council. Dr. West researches climate change and air pollution and is an Associate Professor with the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the UNC.

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News: M&O Welcomes Dr. Buckner, the Newest Member to Our Partnership Council

Trained in preventive medicine, public health, and internal medicine, Dr. Ayanna V. Buckner has extensive experience in community-based health education, outreach, and evaluation. Prior to founding Community Health Cooperative, Dr. Buckner served as an Associate Professore at the Morehouse School of Medicine.

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