NAACP Report Coal Blooded

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The NAACP 's press release talks about the research report Coal Blooded, and how coal plants are being placed nearby low income and colored communities. This is causing an overwhelming amount of pollution in these communities, which in turn is hurting people 's health. The average income of people living in these areas is $18,400 and also 39% of these Americans are colored. Coal Blooded even talks about a plan to help change from high polluted energy sources for more eco-friendly sources. The closing of two power plants in Chicago helps support this plan. The article states that the estimated deaths caused to coal pollution are at 13,200, while 9,700 humans are transferred to hospitals per year. This article, “NAACP Report Reveals

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