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Band together to stop Coal powered plants

Band together to stop Coal powered plants
Coal is a major industry in America and the mining of coal is one of the major employment opportunities for people living in certain areas of the United States. Although coal plants provide income for many people there are unfortunate set backs to coal plants. Unfortunately, some of these set backs include, black lungs and medical mishaps.
Coal has been the main energy source to our communities for as long as we can remember. Coal power plants release toxins in the air that have been claimed to give many people asthma. The toxins are also polluting city’s water supplies as well, which is a leading cause of cancer. According to many statistics coal is the reason that there are many deaths from cancer in certain towns in the United States. Unlike many other states California does not have coal power plants. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power now gets 40 percent of its electricity from coal plants outside of California. Together the small businesses in Los Angeles are gathering together to support a coal free city by the year 2020.
As stated above, Los Angeles is trying to go green by 2020. As long as we band together and fight against the use of these filthy coal plants we will be one step closer to helping our own community as well as others in the United States. Even though Los Angeles does not have these power plants we still contribute to the unfortunate conditions the other states, towns are enduring. Let’s get together and join a campaign. It doesn’t matter whose campaign you choose to join, just as long as it is for the same cause getting Los Angeles coal free as well as the whole state and all the other states affected by coal power…...

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