The Latest by Alexandra Allred

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Living in Midlothian, TX, where two elementary schools were rated the among the most toxic in the nation, Alex has been fighting for the right to breathe clean air ever since her son was diagnosed with chronic asthma.

October 5, 2011

Dirty Air Hurts My Family, Congress Set to Make it Worse

My name is Alex Allred. I live in a town that is surrounded by three cement plants. Two of our elementary schools were declared among the most toxic in the nation. Today, the House of Representatives is debating a bill—H.R.

May 27, 2011

Clean Air Ambassador Blogs for The White House

Allred's 11-year old son Tommy suffers from chronic asthma. Allred journeyed to Washington, D.C. earlier this month to advocate, for keeping and strengthening clean air protections, in the halls of Congress and to the Obama administration.