SACE | Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

Mothers take fight against climate change to Washington


“They planned to share statistics that show how minority communities suffer more from excessive pollution. They will push members of Congress to increase federal regulations for power plants, which are often located closer to poorer neighborhoods. A 2012 report from the NAACP found that in areas around the 12 most polluting coal-fired power plants in the United States, minorities were about 76 percent of the population.”

Originally published on July 7, 2015