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Environmental Leaders Expose How the Coal Industry Poisons Our Water

Environmental Leaders Expose How the Coal Industry Poisons Our Water

Waterkeeper Alliance By Donna Lisenby Any kid can tell you when Harry Potter takes off his invisibility cloak, he goes from invisible to visible in seconds. Waterkeeper Alliance President Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., and other environmental leaders came together in Charlotte, NC, Tuesday to pull the cloak of invisibility off of toxic water pollution from […]

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    Decade-Long Georgia Coal Rush Almost Over

    Decade-Long Georgia Coal Rush Almost Over

    Sierra Club In another strike against coal, a local utility near Atlanta, Ga. voted late Jan. 24 to cancel funding for two proposed new coal-fired power plant projects. Over the past decade three coal plants have been proposed in Georgia. With the Jan. 24 announcement, the remaining two projects have lost their primary source of […]

    Agreement Cuts Pollution on Old, Dirty Coal Plants in Carolinas

    Agreement Cuts Pollution on Old, Dirty Coal Plants in Carolinas

    Southern Environmental Law Center Conservation groups announced a settlement Jan. 17 with Duke Energy that will cut pollution by phasing out more than 1600 mega watts of dirty, old coal-fired power while still meeting customers’ energy needs. The groups reached the settlement in an administrative challenge to the state-issued air pollution permit for construction and […]