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September 9, 2013 | Case

Taking on Detroit Edison’s Dirty Coal Fleet

Earthjustice is representing Sierra Club in a challenge of Detroit Edison’s multi-million dollar modifications at multiple coal plants in southern Michigan that were executed without installation of legally required modern pollution controls.

August 13, 2013 | Blog Post

As Coal Exports, Its Dark Legacy Stays Home

The use of coal in the U.S. has declined over the past few years, and orders for new plants are being cancelled at an increasing rate, owing to pressure from Earthjustice and others and competition from cheaper natural gas.

June 14, 2013 | Audio

Ending Coal

VP of Climate & Energy Abigail Dillen discusses Earthjustice's strategy for ending the nation's dependency on coal. Through litigation and administrative advocacy, Earthjustice fights to hold the coal industry accountable for the damage it does to the environment and human health.

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