Day III Clearing the Air Road Tour—River Rouge, MI—River Rouge Power Plant

The River Rouge Power Plant  located in the River Rouge Community   of Southwest Detroit, Michigan, is surrounded by low income communities, primarily comprised of people of color, specifically African American and Latino. The plant is a mere two blocks from the start of one neighborhood and there is a park where people bring their families barbecue, and catch fish, a mere 500 feet from the smokestacks.

Ms. Yvonne White, President of the Michigan State Conference of NAACP speaks about the power plant and the surrounding area.


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