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Coal Ash

The Latest On: Coal Ash

June 6, 2019 | Feature

Insider Briefing: Coal’s Poisonous Legacy

Earthjustice attorneys and our client and partner in litigation, Prairie River Network discuss cleaning up coal ash contaminating groundwater in Illinois and across America.

April 5, 2019 | In the News: WBEZ

Advocates File Second Lawsuit Seeking Quick Action Over Polluted Illinois River

Jenny Cassel, Attorney, Coal Program, Earthjustice: “We’re not just going to sit here and wait for that legal determination to be made while that contamination continues to happen. We’re making use of the tools that are available to us through the Illinois Environmental Protection Act to try to get this pollution permanently stopped as soon as possible.”

April 2, 2019 | Legal Document

Illinois Pollution Control Board Vermilion Plant Coal Ash Lawsuit

Dynegy, through its disposal and storage of coal ash at the Vermilion Power Station, has discharged contaminants into the environment and the Middle Fork and thereby caused, and continues to cause, water pollution in violation of 415 ILCS 5/12(a).

March 15, 2019 | Legal Document

Motion for Summary Judgment: Oklahoma Coal Ash Program Challenge

Waterkeeper Alliance, Inc., LEAD Agency, Inc., and Sierra Club respectfully submit this motion seeking summary judgment on all claims. This case is about U.S. EPA’s first-ever approval of a state permit program to regulate the disposal of coal combustion residuals.