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The Latest On: Coal

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.

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 7, 2017 | Blog Post

Saving Coral Reefs from Death by Fossil Fuels

Earthjustice staff urge the World Heritage Committee to put pressure on big polluters to stop their single-minded pursuit of dirty fossil fuels, in order to protect humanity’s most precious places.

April 2, 2017 | In the News: RTO Insider

Trump Policies Likely Little Help to Coal

Shannon Fisk, Managing Attorney, Coal Program: “The fact that major utilities in Ohio are planning to shut down a number of dirty coal-fired power plants throughout the state should be an indication that the market is moving on to less costly and cleaner resources. We will be advocating to maximize energy efficiency and renewable energy as the best options for replacing coal plants, and for providing a just economic transition for coal workers and communities.”

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