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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.

February 12, 2021 | Explainer

Danger in the Air

Earthjustice is defending the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards — a rule that saves up to 11,000 people from early deaths each year.

February 5, 2021 | In the News: Detroit News

Biden's EPA ends appeal, cementing DTE Energy-Sierra Club settlement

Shannon Fisk, Managing Attorney, Coal Program, Earthjustice: "The ability of front-line communities to fully pursue the rights and protections promised by the federal Clean Air Act is critical to advancing environmental justice, and EPA’s decision enables us to now focus fully on ensuring that the agreement with DTE brings meaningful relief to the River Rouge, Ecorse and 48217 communities.”

January 12, 2021 | Legal Document

Renewed Motion To Strike - Danskammer NY

A motion arguing that Danskammer has not provided an adequate explanation of how it will eventually convert its proposed gas plant to run on Renewable Natural Gas or hydrogen.

December 19, 2020 | In the News: Vox

After decades of activism, the Navajo coal plant has been demolished

Michael Hiatt, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “The plant generated massive amounts of electricity, yet many homes on the Navajo reservation lacked electricity despite the proximity of the plant. If the utilities don’t follow the letter of the law and don’t clean up or remediate, we’ll make sure that we do bring whatever legal challenges or pressure necessary to make sure it is cleaned up.”

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