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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.

March 4, 2019 | Feature

Mapping the Coal Ash Contamination

733 coal ash units in 43 states and Puerto Rico reported information in compliance with federal coal ash safeguards since 2015. We analyzed the data. Here’s what it said.

February 21, 2019 | In the News: The CSR Journal

Australia: Adani Coal Mine Should Be Suspended, UN Says

Martin Wagner, Managing Attorney, International Program: “It wouldn’t take more at this point than putting a halt on activities to slow down and to ensure that the representatives, as selected by the Wangan and Jagalingou, are the ones who are making the decisions, who are receiving the information to allow them to either consent or not to this project.”

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.”

January 15, 2019 | Feature

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.

December 14, 2018 | Feature

Secrets in the Ash

New tests reveal that coal ash is contaminating groundwater across America. Now, regulators want to weaken monitoring and cleanup requirements.

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