Why Are Black Lawmakers Fighting Clean Energy?

Why Are Black Lawmakers Fighting Clean Energy?October 31, 2014 – Segment 2

We talk with Brentin Mock, an African American journalist who writes regularly for Grist about environmental justice issues and whose recent articles – including “Why Are Black Lawmakers Fighting Clean Energy?” – have exposed the influence that the Edison Electric Institute, ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council), and the coal industry are exerting on a number of organizations of Black elected officials.


Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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