Dr. Alfred Bartlett asks MDE to strengthen regulations on coal burning power plants to better protect our health.

Dr. Alfred Bartlett testifies that to adopt revised regulations for coal burning power plants in Maryland would not serve the health of Marylander’s. He asked that the state adopt either implement the more stringent regulations passed earlier, or approve even stronger regulations.

Miranda Kosten testifies to protect children in Maryland from air pollution

Miranda Kosten asks the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to strenghten their proposed emission regulations for coal burning power plants. Kosten wants to protect children from the air pollution which can make it unsafe for them to play outdoors.

Transition to clean energy

Sabrina S. Fu talks about the need to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources during her testimony before the Maryland Department of the Environment. Fu was asking the department to strengthen their proposed regulations to help improve health and the environment.

David S. Cramer, NRG testifies in favor of the proposed regulations which would regulate NRG and other companies operating coal burning power plants in Maryland

David S. Cramer of NRG, testifies in favor of proposed MDE regulations on coal burning power plants. NRG is one of the companies operating coal burning power plants in Maryland.

Tricia Sheehan, Mom’s Clean Air Force, talks about how her child and thousands of other children fight for breath because of air pollution

Tricia Sheehan, Mom’s Clean Air Force Eastern Field Director, tells the Maryland Department of the Environment how her children have suffered from air pollution and urged the department to make emission limits more stringent than those they have proposed.

George Alverson testifies on emission regulations for coal burning power plants in Maryland

George Alverson testifies before the Maryland Department of the Environment. He implored the Department to offer stronger regulations than those Gov. Hogan withdrew when he assumed office and to “reject the system averaging scheme.”

11: Testimony for stronger emission regulations for coal burning power plants

David Rebstock testifies in favor of stronger emission regulations on coal burning power plants in Maryland to protect the health of our citizens. He testified as a hearing on proposed emission regulations at the Maryland Department of the Environment.

Transforming America

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Gar Alperovitz, co-founder of Democratic Collaborative, suggests that we are in a moment when transformation to make our economy and communities more democratic, just, and sustainable.
He cites examples of cooperative businesses, credit unions and local institutions creating fair wages and sustainable communities as templates for creating better futures for Americans.