Submit Comments Asking EPA to Strengthen Necessary Protections on Particulate Matter
“For the first time in over 10 years, the Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing regulatory standards on particulate matter or soot pollution. A 60 day comment collection in the Federal Register is open to the public until March 28th. We believe it is essential that EPA hear from nurses who are seeing the health impacts of poor air quality in their personal and professional lives. After updated standards were announced this year- science, public health, and environmental justice communities have been urging for stronger standards that will go further in protecting health and our planet.
Comments from health professionals, particularly the trusted voices of nurses, hold tremendous weight in informing agencies and elected officials when making decisions that will impact our air, communities, and ultimately out health. Sign on with hundreds of other nurses and advocates who support healthy air protections by using this link!
If you would like assistance drafting a more in depth comment for submission utilize this Google form that will walk the submitter through a series of steps to produce a personal statement. This effectively helps in drafting a unique and passionate grasstops comment that is informed and includes pertinent health information. Again, you can also use The Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments petition link here to add your name to this important movement to protect public health.”