Nationwide Protests

Nationwide Protests Against Proposed Coal Power Plants

On Wednsesday, February 21, the Rainforest Action Network sponsored demonstrations in five major cities to protest the building of 11 new coal fired power plants in Texas, backed primarily by Merril Lynch financial corporation.

Houston, San Fransisco, Washington DC, and New York all saw street theatre, die ins, and rallies to bring attention to the outlandish proposal that would emit 78 million tons of carbon dioxide per year if the power plants were built.

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