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March 4, 2019 | Feature

Mapping the Coal Ash Contamination

737 coal ash units in 43 states and Puerto Rico reported information in compliance with federal coal ash safeguards. We analyzed the data. Here’s what it said.

March 3, 2019 | Legal Document

Coal’s Poisonous Legacy: Groundwater Contaminated by Coal Ash Across the U.S.

Written and researched by Abel Russ and Courtney Bernhardt of the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) and Lisa Evans of Earthjustice. Data gathering, analysis, and mapping by Keene Kelderman, Mariah Lamm, and Courtney Bernhardt (EIP) and Andrew Rehn of Prairie Rivers Network. Compliance monitoring assistance from Flora Champenois and Henry Weaver (Earthjustice). Data gathering assistance from Kira Burkhart, Flora Ji, Ben Kunstman, Camden Marcucci, Sammie McCormick, Hayley Roy, and Namratha Sivakumar (EIP); Akriti Bhargava, Katherine Clements, Tess Fields, Lauren Hogrewe, Harry Libarle, and Claire Pfitzinger (Sierra Club); Ricki Draper (Appalachian Voices); Susan Lee (NRDC); and Roland Rivera. Graphics and editing by Ari Phillips, with editing assistance by Lisa Evans, Earthjustice. Made possible with help from Earthjustice and the Sierra Club. 

February 14, 2019 | In the News: Chesterton Tribune

OUCC, CAC Oppose NIPSCO’s Proposed 12% Electric Rate Hike

Raghu Murthy, Attorney, Coal Program, Earthjustice: “We applaud NIPSCO for recognizing that a transition from dirty coal to clean energy will lower future costs to their customers, but this transition will not be a just one if future savings are not fairly apportioned among all of NIPSCO’s customers.”

February 12, 2019 | Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet: Toxic Cages

A one-page summary of Earthjustice's report, "Toxic Cages: Toxic Contaminants At Goodfellow Air Force Base Put Children’s Health At Risk."

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