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April 10, 2017 | In the News: WKU Public Radio

Coal Ash Pollution Threatens Groundwater At Western Kentucky Power Plant

Thom Cmar, Staff Attorney, Coal Program: “Those arsenic numbers are off the charts. ... Their plan is basically, we’re going to dump some chemicals into the wastewater that will help the solid arsenic that might be in particle form settle out more effectively. So, the water will be clearer. It won’t necessarily be clean.”

April 7, 2017 | Feature

Sun Rises Over the Bluegrass State

Earthjustice attorney Shannon Fisk brings the clean energy fight to Kentucky as he topples a giant coal plant and helps pave the way for the state’s first large-scale solar farm.

April 5, 2017 | Feature

What’s Happening With The Clean Power Plan?

Following polluters' playbook, the Environmental Protection Agency wants to dismantle the Clean Power Plan—and is trying to put court challenges on hold while it does so.

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