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December 12, 2014 | Blog Post

President Obama Earns "C" on Mountaintop Removal Mining Report Card

The mining industry and its allies have been crying long and hard since President Obama took office, but the other side of the story has not gotten nearly enough attention. The problem is not that President Obama has done too much to regulate coal mining; the problem is that he could do more—much more—to protect the families and communities of Appalachia.

December 1, 2014 | Reference

Clean Power Plan Comments

Executive summary of Clean Power Plan comments submitted by Earthjustice and Sierra Club

November 14, 2014 | Legal Document

Industry Opposition to MATS Challenge

Industry petition filed with the Supreme Court opposing an industry challenge to EPA's 2012 Mercury and Air Toxics Rule

November 14, 2014 | Legal Document

Environmental Opposition to MATS Challenge

Environmental argument filed with the US Supreme Court against industry’s last attempt to challenge the EPA's 2012 Mercury and Air Toxics Rule