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The Latest On: Coal Ash

February 1, 2018 | Blog Post

In Memoriam: William Anderson

The former Moapa Band of Paiutes tribal chairman, who helped close down a coal plant that was killing people on his reservation, died Sunday at age 44.

January 30, 2018 | Letter

Vermilion Power Plant Coal Ash Notice Letter

The Vermilion Power Station is a retired coal-fired power plant located approximately five miles north of the village of Oakwood, Illinois. The plant sits on the west bank of the Middle Fork of the Vermilion River (“Middle Fork”), in a 17-mile section designated as Illinois’ only National Scenic River and first State Scenic River. From the mid-1950s until 2011, the plant burned coal and generated millions of tons of coal combustion residuals (“coal ash”).

January 29, 2018 | Blog Post

We’re Fighting to Keep Coal out of a Kentucky Lake

Represented by their lawyers at Earthjustice, Kentucky Waterways Alliance and Sierra Club just filed an appeal to force Kentucky Utilities to clean up toxic coal ash pollution in Herrington Lake.

January 26, 2018 | Legal Document

EW Brown Citizen Suit Circuit Court Appeal

Notice is hereby given that Kentucky Waterways Alliance and Sierra Club, hereby appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit from the final judgment entered in this action on the 28th day of December, 2017.

January 2, 2018 | In the News: WFPL

Judge Dismisses Herrington Lake Coal Ash Lawsuit

Thomas Cmar, Attorney, Earthjustice: “The state really has an opportunity here to show us that none of these legal efforts are necessary. If the state were to do its job, we wouldn’t have ever needed to pursue a federal lawsuit. This is an opportunity for the state to finally face up to the situation that’s been created in Herrington Lake and force the company to come to the table and offer up real solutions for how to clean up its mess.”

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