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October 16, 2017 | Legal Document

FirstEnergy Appeal to Supreme Court of Ohio

Appellant, Sierra Club, in accordance with Sections 4903.11 and 4903.13 of the Ohio Revised Code and Supreme Court Rules of Practice 3.11(D)(2), 5.05, and 10.02, hereby gives notice to the Supreme Court of Ohio and to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (“Appellee” or “Commission”) of its Appeal to this Court from Appellee’s Fifth Entry on Rehearing entered in its journal on October 12, 2016 (Attachment A) and Appellee’s Eighth Entry on Rehearing entered in its journal on August 16, 2017 (Attachment B) in Commission Case No. 14-1207-ELSSO. Appellant was a party of record in the Commission case from which this appeal is taken.

September 28, 2017 | Reference

EPA-HQ-2017-005671 Steam Electric Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards Rule Overview [Redacted]

To find out why the agency would take an action so contrary to the public’s interest, Earthjustice filed a FOIA request on behalf of the coalition in April 2017, asking the EPA to provide the documents that led to the decision to allow more toxic coal waste dumping in America’s waterways. Four months later, despite acknowledging that it has hundreds, if not thousands, of documents that are responsive to the request, the EPA has produced only one document—and much of that document was inked out before releasing.

September 25, 2017 | In the News:

These Toxic Coal Pits Are Leaking Into Indiana's Water

Jenny Cassel, Attorney, Earthjustice: "It's really frightening and disheartening how a company like Duke ... is minimizing its risks in other states whether through choice or force, but then leaving Indiana residents and their waterways with lower requirements to protect them and higher risks."

September 20, 2017 | Legal Document

Bruce Mansfield Electricity Generating Station Settlement

The Department is the executive agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with the authority and duty to administer and enforce the Pennsylvania Solid Waste Management Act, the Act of July 7, 1980, P.L. 380, as amended, 35 P.S. §§ 6018.101 -6018.1003 ("Solid Waste Management Act"); Section 1917-A of the Administrative Code of 1929, Act of April 9, 1929, P.L. 177, as amended, 71P.S.§510-17 ("Administrative Code"); and the rules and regulations ("rules and regulations") promulgated thereunder. {B3302246.l) 1