Curtis Bay, Maryland - January 04, 2017: Linda Haithcox, executive director of the National Policy Alliance (NPA) is photographed by the Herbert A. Wagner Generating Station in Curtis Bay, Md., Wednesday January 4, 2017. The facility uses natural gas, coal, and oil to produce electricity. The NPA is a non-partisan group focused on African American policy in American. During the group's Summer meeting in Gary Indiana they formed a partnership with Fueling U.S. Forward.
Fueling U.S. Forward is an initiative with the Koch backing aimed at marketing fossil fuel use to poor minorities. Fueling U.S. Forward argues alternative energy subsidies for hybrid cars and solar panels are ways to help the wealthy, and that such green energy discounts will increase the cost of fossil fuel, hurting lower income minority Americans.
CREDIT: Matt Roth for The New York Times
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