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The Promise to Protect Kids from Dangerous Air Pollution via @NRDC

Today the League of Women Voters is announcing a new campaign to make sure Americans can breathe clean air, by calling on elected officials, community leaders and citizens to make a promise – and keep it. Who is the promise to? The promise is to all of America’s kids who suffer from dirty air. To the kids that have severe asthma attacks on high pollution days and have to be rushed to the hospital so they can breathe again. To the kids who live near dirty factories and grow up breathing in a deadly cocktail of chemicals and poisons. To the kids who should get to grow up without having their mental abilities impaired by brain poisons like mercury from power plants. The promise is to kids like these, featured in LWV’s ad which heralds the new campaign: Here’s what the League says about the Promise campaign: "Americans from all walks of life will be asked to make the 'Clean Ai...

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