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Guest Post: Peabody Coal’s Unprecedented Support for Climate Denial

This blog is a guest post reprinted with permission from NRDC. It was written by Aliya Haq whose work at NRDC focuses on developing and strengthening policies on climate change and clean energy…

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TVA to Demolish Alabama Coal Plant to Make Way for Google's "Clean" Data Center

The Tennessee Valley Authority is ready to move ahead with plans to demolish its Widows Creek coal plant located in Stevenson, Alabama. In accordance with environmental regulations, TVA analyzed environmental impacts associated…

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How EPA’s Haze Rule Can Help Keep Our Air Clear

This blog was written by Mary Anne Hitt, Director of Sierra Club's Beyond Coal Campaign. The original blog was published on May 20, 2016 and appeared here, on Huffington Post's Green blog. …

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Will EPD cut Plant Washington slack – again – or finally cut it loose?

The saga of one of the last two proposed new conventional coal-fired power plants in the nation continued to approach its inevitable end this spring, as the air quality permit’s deadline to…

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Guest Post: N.C. DEQ asks for new deadline to finalize coal ash storage classifications

This is a guest blog from the Southern Environmental Law Center, an organization who uses the power of the law to champion all the things you love about the South: clean water,…

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Eyes on the Prize: EPA Moves Forward on Clean Energy Despite Paused Clean Power Plan

As April came to an end, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent a strong signal that it wasn't going to let the current political and legal battle keep it from moving some…

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To Drink or Not to Drink: A Change in Advice for North Carolina Well Owners Near Coal Ash Ponds

This is a guest post originally written by Robin W. Smith for the SmithEnvironment Blog. Smith is a lawyer with more than 25 years of experience in environmental law and policy. Before…

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South Carolina Leads Southeast in Coal Ash Cleanup; NC and TN Taking Action

This post is part one of a two-part series exploring the state of coal ash regulation and clean up in the Southeast. Part one focuses on North and South Carolina and Tennessee. Part…

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Congress Must Prevent Utilities From Skirting Coal Ash Landfill Requirements

U.S. Representative Hank Johnson (D) of Georgia recently introduced a bill, H.R. 4827, that would close a dangerous loophole in a federal coal ash rule by extending it to cover household garbage…

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Breaking Down Georgia Power's Coal Ash Closure Data

Georgia Power is planning to "close" pits containing billions of gallons of toxic coal ash and contaminated wastewater at 11 power plants. Despite promises in September 2015 to release a plan six…