DTE Energy Still Not Serious About Pollution Mess in Detroit, Downriver

Salina Elementary School Next to DTE Energy’s River Rouge Coal Plant

On March 11, 2015, two hundred fifty residents of the Downriver community gathered at River Rouge High School to deliver public testimony on their experience living in some of the most polluted communities in Michigan. The sense of frustration in the room was high. “It’s not right to let big corporate polluters dirty our air for so long and threaten the health of our families,” said Ebony Elmore, River Rouge child care provider and activist. “We deserve safe air to breathe. This is a basic human right, and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) isn’t protecting us.” Continue reading “DTE Energy Still Not Serious About Pollution Mess in Detroit, Downriver”

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