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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.

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 3, 2015 | Blog Post

Coal Ash’s Unhealthy Glow

A new study reveals dangerous radioactivity in coal ash, the toxic waste generated by burning coal for electricity.

July 20, 2015 | Blog Post

Dumping Toxic Coal Ash Threatens the Great Lakes

Irresponsible and unregulated coal ash dumping is robbing current and future generations of their main source of fresh water and their ability to enjoy the outdoors, while also causing devastating health effects.


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