July 7 -- Recently (June 15), the Missoulian ran a guest column from someone representing
the Southern Christian Leadership Conference claiming that the Environmental Protection
Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan will increase the costs of electricity. I wondered why
someone from a civil rights organization would be in favor of pollution.
I learned that the author has a very close relationship with the fossil fuel industry,
having received funding from them for organizations he has been involved with. It’s
unfortunate that he is using his voice to advance the interests of polluting mega-
corporations instead of people. >>View Article