Savvy Sixth Graders: Young Citizens Purchase E.P.A. Pollution Credits

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Through bake sales and band concerts, one sixth grade class in upstate New York recently raised $3,000. What did they do with the funds they raised? The class bought the rights to 21 tons of air polluting chemicals. Their purchase helps prevents the chemicals from being emitted by polluting industries. Robin Finesmith from Living on Earth’s Midwest bureau at WCPN-FM in Cleveland has this report.

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