Campbell to discuss problems concerning clean energy, public health

By Dan E. Way; 918-1035

CHAPEL HILL — One of the town’s leading activists for environmental justice in the Rogers Road community has been invited to the Obama Administration’s green energy table, and he’s hoping to come back from Washington later this week with a commitment for federal stimulus money to clean up long-standing water and air quality issues in his neighborhood.

“I guess all that noise we’ve been making, somebody listened,” the Rev. Robert Campbell said Saturday. He will be at the White House on Friday to speak to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius about issues in the Rogers-Eubanks roads community related to clean energy and public health.

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