Improving school environments requires insistence and verification that changes are implemented at schools. Students can provide this verification through STEM or science projects benchmarking the health and environmental conditions at their school.
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 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.
Reverend Bev Lewis speaks about health and environmental problems that the coal industry has caused. “I got tired of funerals”
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 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 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.