Rebecca Rehr, MEHN

Rebecca Rehr, Maryland Environmental Health Network, describes the health effects of pollution and urges the Maryland Department of the Environment to adopt regulations for coal burning power plants that are equal or better than the ones which Governor Hogan withdrew from publication when he took office.

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.