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March 9, 2015 | Feature

Important Legal Issues Raised By National Mining Association v. EPA

This summer, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a critical case involving mercury and other toxic air pollution from coal-fired power plants. At stake are up to 11,000 lives a year, and a very dangerous precedent that industry profits are more important than people.

March 9, 2015 | Feature

At the Supreme Court: Profits Before People?

In the summer of 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a critical case involving mercury and other toxic air pollution from coal-fired power plants. Up to 11,000 lives hung in the balance, many of whom are from overburdened communities.

March 3, 2015 | Case

Exelon / Pepco Merger Proceeding

Exelon, Pepco Holdings, Inc., Potomac Electric Power Company and Delmarva Power & Light Company are requesting approval for Exelon to exercise “substantial influence over the policies and actions of Pepco and Delmarva Power.” If the acquisition is approved, Exelon will control electric delivery service to approximately 1.97 million Maryland ratepayers.

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