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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.

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.”

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.

December 14, 2018 | Legal Document

Complaint: Fairbanks Air Quality

The Fairbanks Northstar Borough (“Fairbanks” or “the Borough”) has the worst fine particulate matter (“PM-2.5”) air pollution in the nation — with levels spiking far in excess of the next most-polluted area and over twice the recommended limit for unhealthy air. Earthjustice is representing Citizens for Clean Air and Alaska Community Action on Toxics in this lawsuit seeking to hold EPA accountable for addressing air pollution.

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