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June 30, 2014 | Case

Challenging Pennsylvania's Deficient Haze Plan

Conservation groups, represented by Earthjustice, are challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of Pennsylvania’s deficient plan to reduce air pollution. The Commonwealth’s regional haze plan requires no emission reductions from any of its 33 coal-fired power plants or factories, the major sources of hazy, unhealthful air in our parks and neighborhoods.

May 14, 2014 | Case

Ending Dangerous Coal Ash Pollution into the Ohio River

Time-lapse photography from a camera strapped to a tree captured a year’s worth of images proving that dangerous coal ash wastewater from a plant owned by the utility company Louisville Gas & Electric is pouring unabated into the Ohio River.

May 14, 2014 | Case

Cleaning Up Power Plant Water Pollution

Toxic water pollution sickens people, and power plants are by far its largest source. Arsenic, mercury, cadmium, lead and other pollutants are being discharged into public waters from power plants without any specific limits.

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