coal production


Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Coal Plants Smothering Communities of Color, Report Finds

By Brett Israel, New America Media/Daily Climate Coal plants place a disproportionate burden on poor and largely minority communities, exposing residents to high levels of pollutants that affect public health, according to a new report led by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The report ranks all 378 coal-fired power plants in