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    Thursday, August 13, 2015

    ANTI-SOLAR GROUP’S FOSSIL FUEL PAYDAYS

    National Black Chamber Of Commerce, Solar Energy Critic, Rakes In Cash From Polluters

    Francisco Alvarado, August 13, 2015 (Florida Center for Investigative Reporting)

    “The National Black Chamber of Commerce, a leading critic of efforts to expand solar energy production in Florida and nationwide, is funded primarily by fossil fuel energy companies, including Koch Industries and ExxonMobil, according to an analysis by the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting…Founded in 1993 by Harry C. Alford and his wife Kay DeBow, the National Black Chamber of Commerce has been a staunch ally of utility and fossil fuel companies for nearly a quarter century…[It claims] clean energy initiatives are disproportionately harmful to black communities…[and] has been particularly active in Florida in recent months…For more than two decades, Alford has made a living promoting the alleged dangers of clean energy policies on disadvantaged minority communities in the United States…Alford’s organization brings in about $1 million per year, according to IRS filings, with most of the money coming from large companies that oppose clean energy initiatives…” click here for more

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