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September 30, 2015 | Blog Post

Feds Seek Informants on Duke's Spreading Coal Ash Threats

Duke Energy, responsible for a massive coal ash spill in North Carolina last year, is finally opening up about pollution and structural problems at its other ash ponds nationwide, but the truth may need some more coaxing.

September 30, 2015 | Blog Post

EPA Updates 30-Year-Old Water Quality Standards

After 30-plus years of inaction, the EPA recently issued requirements that power plants use affordable, state-of-the-art technologies to reduce their pollution—or eliminate it where feasible.

September 29, 2015 | Legal Document

Court Opinion: Overturning Approval of Weak Haze Pollution Plan for Pennsylvania

On Petition for Review of Final Agency Action of the U.S. EPA (EPA-R03-OAR-2012-0002). The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturns the EPA's approval of a Pennsylvania plan that failed to protect parks and wilderness areas from haze pollution generated by power plants and factories.

September 23, 2015 | Legal Document

Verified Petition for Writ of Mandate

Environmental justice and conservation groups are suing the Southern California city of Moreno Valley over its approval of the World Logistics Center, a sprawling 40-million-square-foot warehouse project.

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