Mercury Poisoning

For Many Communities Clean Air Is A Luxury

BY ON November 30, 2012
This was written by Shannon Baker-Branstetter and reposted from the Consumers Union blog, Our Green Energy Future: Recent reports confirm what many people already feel: industry’s releases of toxic pollution are disproportionately located in low-income communities and communities of color. According to a recent NAACP...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, Latino Community, Mercury Poisoning, Pollution, Social Justice

The Task Of Protecting Michigan’s Environment Is Far From Over

BY ON November 8, 2012
This was cross-posted from the Detroit Free Press and written by Chris Kolb, president of the Michigan Environmental Council: Michigan, in the 1970s and 1980s, was a leader in environmental and public health policies. This enabled the healthier air and water we enjoy today. Federal Clean...

TOPICS: Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, Great Lakes, Mercury Poisoning, Michigan, Pollution, Renewable Energy, Social Justice