[AUDIO] Native American Tribe’s Concerns With Biomass Energy Health Impacts (Jana Ganion, Energy Director, Blue Lake Rancheria)
Despite its early and ongoing support for biomass energy, Blue Lake Rancheria, a federally recognized Native American Tribe based in Humboldt County, California (a 2015-16 White House Climate Action Champion) has intervened in a Clean Air Act enforcement action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice against Blue Lake Power, a 12-megawatt biomass power facility located less than ½ mile from the Tribe.
On November 17, The Biomass Monitor spoke with Jana Ganion, Energy Director for Blue Lake Rancheria, who shared her concerns about the health impacts from particulate matter and other air pollution emissions from Blue Lake Power and biomass energy in general.
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