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Coal Ash

The Latest On: Coal Ash

November 3, 2022 | Report

Poisonous Coverup: The Widespread Failure of the Power Industry to Clean Up Coal Ash Dumps

In every state where coal is burned, the utility industry is violating a federal regulation known as the Coal Ash Rule. The result is widespread groundwater contamination that threatens our drinking water supplies and aquatic life. This report presents evidence of contamination at more power plants than previously documented – bringing the total to over 265 sites – and also describes the pervasive noncompliance that continues to prevent environmental restoration.

November 3, 2022 | Feature

Mapping the Coal Ash Contamination

746 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.

August 25, 2022 | Legal Document

EPA Coal Ash Complaint

This case challenges the U.S. EPA to review and revise regulations that are inadequate to protect human health and the environment from the unsafe disposal of coal combustion residuals.

July 14, 2022 | Feature

Climate Stability and Justice For All

Earthjustice and our partners use litigation and advocacy to realize our shared vision of a clean energy economy that leaves no one behind. The wins reported here demonstrate just some of the progress Earthjustice has made toward our objectives in the last year, in partnership with our clients and with our steadfast supporters.