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greggalen has written 36 posts for We Demand Fair Development! Stop the Incinerator!

A Step Forward for Fair Development!

Trash Burning Incinerator Ordered to Halt Construction! Big news in our fight to stop the incinerator! Energy Answers has been ordered to halt construction of what would be the nations’ largest trash burning incinerator. The company failed to purchase pollution offsets and faces 8 million dollars in fines. This is a big step in our … Continue reading

Free Your Voice featured on WYPR!

http://wypr.org/post/singing-stop-incinerator-their-back-yard http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wyprmain/audio/2014/06/06252014EIFPOD.mp3

“It’s not fair to possibly have your life shortened because of where you grew up.”

This quote from Charles Graham, a leader with United Workers, describes one of the core issues we are confronting in our fight to stop the incinerator – equity. A community that is already burdened with some of the highest levels of toxic air pollution in the country is set to receive the nations’ largest trash … Continue reading

Baltimore City School Board Accepts Students Invitation to Tour Curtis Bay and the Incinerator Site!

     

Free Your Voice Anthem – Studio Recording is Out!!

Free Your Voice Anthem – Studio Recording is Out!! Listen and share the Free Your Voice Anthem by Audrey and Leah Rozier. Audrey and Leah are leaders in the campaign to stop the nations’ largest incinerator from being built less than a mile from their school. Creativity and leadership combine to make a powerful force!  … Continue reading

The world is yours: Kids take the lead in the climate fight

The world is yours: Kids take the lead in the climate fight Free Your Voice leaders in the news! Check out this amazing coverage by Brentin Mock over at Grist.org

The Real News Investigates the Incinerator Proposal

“To Burn or Not to Burn” by Charles Graham

A Hamlet inspired soliloquy about the choices we face as we fight to stop the nations’ largest incinerator from being built less than a mile from our schools.

Free Your Voice stuns school board with rap about environmental justice!

There is a plan to build the nations’ largest incinerator less than a mile away from our schools here in Baltimore. Our community already has the most air pollution in Maryland and our lives are cut short because of where we were born. We learned that Baltimore City Public Schools are in a contract to … Continue reading

Free Your Voice in the News

Making music from a plea about airborne mercury and materialism Excellent coverage of the amazing presentation last night at the School Board Meeting. Leadership and creativity together make a powerful force!