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February 26, 2014 | Video

A Hero is Someone Who Doesn't Get Used to This

Mountain Hero Larry Gibson's courage to stand up against mountaintop removal mining inspired and gave voice to countless other Americans who live with the injustices of environmental pollution and destruction.

August 19, 2017 | In the News: The Daily Sentinel

Governor Should Oppose Mine Royalty Request

Ted Zukoski, Attorney, Earthjustice: “Gov. Hickenlooper has committed the state to achieving the Paris agreement’s greenhouse gas reduction goals and to being a leader in reducing methane pollution from the oil and gas industry. Subsidizing a coal mine at the expense of Colorado taxpayers in order to benefit the single largest industrial methane polluter in the state undermines both of those commitments.”

August 15, 2017 | In the News: Associated Press

EPA To Rewrite Coal Plant Pollution Rules

Thomas Cmar, Attorney, Earthjustice: "Power plants are by far the largest offenders when it comes to dumping deadly toxics into our lakes and rivers. It's hard to believe that our government officials right now are so beholden to big business that they are willing to let power plants continue to dump lead, mercury, chromium and other dangerous chemicals into our water supply."

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