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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 3, 2023 | Legal Document

Proposed Consent Decree Statewide Organizing for Community Empowerment et al., Plaintiffs, v. United States Environmental Protection Agency et al., Defendants. Civil Action No. 22-cv-2562

The EPA will consider closing a loophole that exempts over half a billion tons of toxic coal ash in landfills from federal oversight. The proposed consent decree would require that EPA either complete a review of 40 CFR 257.50(d) and determine that no revision is necessary, or sign a proposed rule to revise it on or before May 5, 2023. If a proposal is issued, the EPA must take final action regarding the proposed revision no later than May 6, 2024.

January 17, 2023 | Report

Coal Ash Primer

An introduction to the serious threats to human health and the environment, particularly to water resources and clean air, posed by coal ash.

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