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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…

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Will NC Gov. McCrory's DEQ Heed Demands for Proper Coal Ash Cleanup?

If you're paying attention to North Carolina politics, you know Governor Pat McCrory's administration seems very out of step with North Carolinians statewide. As his ink dries on the controversial HB2 (which…

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Fate of Nearly 100 Million Tons of Coal Ash Could Hinge on NCDEQ Hearings

North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) may allow Duke Energy and its North Carolina subsidiaries to leave an estimated 97,350,920 tons of coal ash in unlined pits (called "impoundments" or "ponds"),…

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Honoring Black History Month and the Path Towards Energy Justice: Dr. Yolanda Whyte fights for children

This blog is the fourth in our 2016 Black History Month series honoring advocates and opportunities to advance energy justice. To read other blogs in this series, click here. When it comes…

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What Does Scalia’s Passing Mean for the ‘Paused’ Clean Power Plan?

Kailie Melchior, SACE's Communications Research Intern, co-wrote this blog. America’s first regulation aimed at reigning in carbon pollution from our nation's power sector may avoid some of the increasing politicization of our…

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Honoring Black History Month and the Path Towards Energy Justice: Coal Ash Testimony at US Commission on Civil Rights

This blog is the second in our 2016 Black History Month series honoring advocates and opportunities to advance energy justice. To read other blogs in this series, click here. On February 5 I…

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Will TVA Sweep Coal Ash Under the Rug?

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is finishing up hosting a series of public meetings across its service territory to hear concerns from residents about its plan to “close” some of its toxic coal…

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9 Ways to #loveCleanEnergy on Valentines Day

It's that time of year again, love is in the air! Along with some snow flurries or rain, depending on where you live... In the spirit of the valentines holiday, we are…

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Coal Ash Stories - Coming to Florida This Month!

This article was originally posted on Working Films' blog and is reposted with permission.  We’ve partnered with The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Sierra Club Florida, Waterkeeper Alliance, and Earthjustice to bring Coal…