So.. Your Plan is to Move the School Closer to the Superfund Site?

Ever discover something a little late into the process? “You aren’t eating those blackberries, are you?.. Didn’t you know this is a Superfund site?” The president of the neighborhood association was looking at me with concern as my blue stained … Continued

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.

Chris Yoder testifies that socializing the costs of pollution violates conservative values

Chris Yoder testifies before the Maryland Department of the Environment about how relaxing air pollution regulations for Coal fired power plants violates conservative values and economic principles.

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.

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.

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.”