The super-wonks over at John Podesta’s Center for American Progress have a nifty map on their site — you can click on your state and find out statistics on environmental, health, and safety issues. For instance, did you know that 1,160 people die every year due to power plant pollution in Texas? Me neither! Go check it out.
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