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August 6, 2012 | Case

Cleaning Up Haze In National Parks

Earthjustice is challenging a 2012 EPA rule that allows aging coal plants to avoid installing up-to-date emission controls if they are located in states that participate in an emissions trading program.

August 2, 2012 | Feature

Too Old, Too Dirty To Live

In the heart of coal country, an old power plant may quit its polluting coal habit, thanks to relentless pressure from Earthjustice attorneys. The Big Sandy coal-fired power plant burns through 90 railroad cars of coal daily. A near billion dollar upgrade was proposed—but the price tag would have been passed along to Kentucky ratepayers.

August 4, 2011 | Video

An Ill Wind - Part 3: A Brighter Path

Part 3 of the 4-part video series on the Moapa River Indian Reservation, in which we learn about the vision that the Paiutes have for a future beyond coal. The Moapa Band of Paiutes is currently building a solar electricity-generating station that will become the largest on a reservation in America.

August 4, 2011 | Video

An Ill Wind - Part 4: It's Hazardous

Part 4 of the 4-part video series on the Moapa River Indian Reservation, in which the residents of the Moapa River Reservation share their thoughts on coal ash regulation.

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