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September 11, 2014 | Reference

EPA Response on Coal Ash FOIA

The U.S. EPA responded to a Freedom of Information Act request on data related to more than 400 coal ash ponds and landfills across the country

September 8, 2014 | Case

Challenging Maryland Stormwater Permits

In the D.C. and Baltimore regions, urban stormwater runoff is documented as the number one source of contaminants polluting rivers, creeks and streams, many of which ultimately flow into the Chesapeake Bay.

September 3, 2014 | Blog Post

Right to Know Reader: Cancer-Causing Power Plants Might Be Closer Than You Think

Congress long ago recognized that we must deal with the cumulative risk from smaller polluters. In 1990, Congress passed amendments to the Clean Air Act directing EPA to reduce the cancer risk from these sources by at least 75 percent. Since the announcement of this goal, the EPA hasn't done so well, and a recently released regulation demonstrates why.

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