The burden of pollution is unfairly placed largely on poor and minority communities where many of the polluting power plants and industries are located.
A recent study from MIT estimates that pollution from coal fired power plants kill 1885 people a year in Maryland. In Baltimore, the study estimates that we dig 475 early graves each year for those who succumb to pollution from … Continued
If you think that the only aerial bombardment of Baltimore was by the British navy in 1814, think again. Gaze south of Ft. McHenry a few miles to near where the British ships fired their canons and rockets. O say, … Continued
Del Shane Robinson speaks out for better regulation of old, highly polluting coal burning power plants in Maryland.
Doris Toles describes her battle to breathe in the polluted air of Baltimore. Old coal burning power plants near Baltimore can emit up to 10 times the pollution as plants with modern pollution controls, leaving people with asthma and COPD to struggle to breathe their next breath. Toles spoke at a Sierra Club rally to clean up dirty coal burning plants in Maryland.
Interviews with Destiny Watford, graduate of Benjamin Frankin High School, Charles Graham, student at Benjamin Franklin High School and Mike Ewall, Director of Energy Justice Network at the protest march against the planned Energy Answers Incinerator on a site one … Continued
Students at Benjamin Franklin High School lead protest of the Energy Answers Incinerator planned for construction at a site a mile from the school. Students fear that the incinerator will bring waste including car parts and car tires from other … Continued
Testimony on whether the Public Service Commission should allow the largest incinerator in the nation to be built at Curtis Bay, Maryland, where two schools are located within a mile.