NAACP leaders say energy policy is civil rights issue

Read the full story in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

NAACP leaders Thursday called for policies promoting renewable energy and efficiency programs, saying the issue is more than an environmental one.

Local and national NAACP representatives as well as staff from the Sierra Club were promoting a report from the civil rights group’s national office that backs development of renewable energy projects.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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