SACE | Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

Minorities Targeted with Misinformation on Obama Carbon Plan, Groups Say


“The National Black Chamber of Commerce launched a PR campaign against the Clean Power Plan, fueled by ties to oil and gas industry, critics contend…Its campaign was so vigorous, a prominent African American congressman, Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) made a strong statement during the group’s annual convention in Florida and urged NBCC to sever ties with the industry and stop misleading minorities, who are disproportionately affected by pollution.”

Originally published on August 12, 2015.