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The Latest On: Coal

February 26, 2014 | Video

A Hero is Someone Who Doesn't Get Used to This

Mountain Hero Larry Gibson's courage to stand up against mountaintop removal mining inspired and gave voice to countless other Americans who live with the injustices of environmental pollution and destruction.

January 13, 2022 | Legal Document

Doc. 220 BLM Brief In Support Of MSJ

The Department of Justice filed a brief on behalf of the Department of Interior in response to the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and environmental groups challenge to the Biden administration's decision to defend a Trump-era policy continuing coal leasing on public lands. 

January 11, 2022 | In the News: CNN

EPA begins enforcement on clean up of toxic coal-ash ponds

Lisa Evans, Senior Counsel, Coal Program, Earthjustice: “Enforcement of the rule's provisions is desperately needed, as coal plants have demonstrated they don't care about polluting water or putting people's health at risk, and they have taken full advantage of the Trump EPA's hands-off policy. The result is nationwide pollution of water at coal plants.”

January 11, 2022 | In the News: The Hill

EPA takes steps toward addressing toxic coal residue

Lisa Evans, Senior Counsel, Coal Program, Earthjustice: “EPA, has not, to date, since the rule was promulgated in 2015, enforced the rule. It’s stunning that there have been no enforcement actions when in fact there is widespread, substantial noncompliance.”