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April 10, 2017 | In the News: WKU Public Radio

Coal Ash Pollution Threatens Groundwater At Western Kentucky Power Plant

Thom Cmar, Staff Attorney, Coal Program: “Those arsenic numbers are off the charts. ... Their plan is basically, we’re going to dump some chemicals into the wastewater that will help the solid arsenic that might be in particle form settle out more effectively. So, the water will be clearer. It won’t necessarily be clean.”

April 7, 2017 | Action Alert

Get lead out of our drinking water

Did you know that up until recently, “lead-free” meant that plumbing products could contain up to 8% lead? EPA is now updating the standards governing the amount of lead that can used in the pipes and faucets in your home—and it’s taking your comments through May 17.

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 7, 2017 | Video

EPA: Ban This Toxic Pesticide

Trump's EPA is allowing the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos onto your food. We're taking them to court to stop this madness.

April 6, 2017 | Blog Post

A Swim in the Right Direction for Snake River Salmon

Increasing the flow of water over Columbia-Snake River dams will provide salmon with a measure of protection until officials decide whether to remove four dams on the lower Snake River completely.

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