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November 17, 2017 | In the News: Science Friday

Coal Ash Pollution In Kentucky Lake Is Worse Than Expected

Thomas Cmar, Attorney, Earthjustice: “If we could resolve this outside of a lawsuit, that would be better,. But the only way that I can see that happening would be if the company was willing to take responsibility for its contributions to the very serious contamination we’ve seen in the lake and offer to take much more meaningful steps both to stop further pollution and clean up the pollution that’s already out there.”

October 1, 2017 | Case

Fighting For Protections From Coal Ash

Earthjustice is suing the federal government to adopt federal protections for coal ash, which contains toxic chemicals like arsenic, mercury and lead, is dumped into unlined and unmonitored pits and landfills every day, threatening drinking water supplies, aquatic life and public health.

September 25, 2017 | In the News:

These Toxic Coal Pits Are Leaking Into Indiana's Water

Jenny Cassel, Attorney, Earthjustice: "It's really frightening and disheartening how a company like Duke ... is minimizing its risks in other states whether through choice or force, but then leaving Indiana residents and their waterways with lower requirements to protect them and higher risks."