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April 15, 2019 | Report

We Know Our Lives Are in Danger Report

In South Africa, people living in mining-affected communities are raising concerns about, and advocating for, protection from the serious social, health, and environmental harms that can result from mining activities. Many of these activists have experienced threats, physical attacks, or damage to their property that they believe are acts of retaliation for their activism, while others have received threatening phone calls from unidentified numbers.

April 12, 2019 | Legal Document

2015 ELG Rule Opinion

Steam-electric power plants generate most of the electricity used in our nation and, sadly, an unhealthy share of the pollution discharged into our nation’s waters. To control this pollution, the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. § 1251 et seq., empowers the Environmental Protection Agency to promulgate and enforce rules known as “effluent limitation guidelines” or “ELGs.”

March 4, 2019 | Feature

Mapping the Coal Ash Contamination

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

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