A ‘Green’ Energy Project Leaves A Mississippi Town Gasping For Air

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Sunday, January 2, 2022

To others, the facility was a curse. Feeding it meant reducing local forests that once teemed with deer and squirrels to plantations of wimpy saplings. And many in this mostly Black community, where median incomes barely hit $10,000 a year, say it has polluted the air with disease-causing gases called volatile organic compounds without delivering them promised new jobs.

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