The burden of pollution is unfairly placed largely on poor and minority communities where many of the polluting power plants and industries are located.
Testimony on the economic benefits of RGGI to Maryland
The Maryland Department of the Environment is urged to act boldly to reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Citizens and groups testified that Maryland should remain as a member of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Tim Whitehouse, Executive Director of the Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility talks about how air pollution affects patients in Maryland. Whitehouse asked the state to keep reducing air pollution in the state and the region.
Building More Than Buildings: How the 21st Century Building Project can improve our learning, collaboration, and the schools we build. When Andre Alonso announced the funding of the 21st Century School Building project in Baltimore City, he restated a … Continued
Citizens and local groups demand that Baltimore City restore funding to educational programs. The proposed budget eliminated 4.2 million dollars for educational and social programs in Baltimore.
NPR story on lead in schools.
Destiny Watford, Free Your Voice, speaks against a proposed incinerator at Curtis Bay, an area already suffering from air pollution. Watford won an environmental award for her opposition to the plant.