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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.

September 27, 2016 | Legal Document

Proposed Consent Decree (Mill Creek)

If approved by the Court, this settlement will resolve the active lawsuit between the two organizations over discharged water at LG&E’s Mill Creek Generating Station under a permit issued by the Kentucky Division of Water.

September 27, 2016 | Legal Document

Motion For Consent Decree (Mill Creek)

Plaintiff Sierra Club and Defendant Louisville Gas and Electric Company move to lodge the attached Consent Decree and Appendix with the Court for later entry in accordance with the following paragraph of this joint motion. The Consent Decree represents a settlement of all claims presented by Sierra Club against LG&E in this case. The parties represent that the settlement terms are appropriate, reasonable, and in the public interest.

September 21, 2016 | Legal Document

Comments on MDEQ’s Sulfur Dioxide One-Hour National Ambient Air Quality Standard State Implementation Plan Submitted to EPA for Approval

Please accept these comments submitted on behalf of Sierra Club and Earthjustice regarding the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s (“MDEQ’s”) Sulfur Dioxide One-Hour National Ambient Air Quality Standard State Implementation Plan (“Submitted NSIP” or “Plan”), submitted to EPA on May 31, 2016 for approval and amended with an addendum on June 30, 2016. The Plan is required to address the portion of Wayne County that has been designated as out of attainment (“nonattainment area”) with the 1-hour sulfur dioxide (“SO2”) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (“NAAQS”). MDEQ’s Plan falls short of bringing the area into attainment, and does not require enforceable, sufficient reduction in actual SO2 emissions from major sources in the area. As a result, EPA must deny approval of the Submitted NSIP.


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