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Empowering All Voices for Energy Equity

This post is being reposted from a blog written by SACE staff, Seandra Pope and Amelia Shenstone, for the Partnership for Southern Equity originally published on their website on February 27, 2013. The Southern…

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Journey without a map: States move to regulate coal ash lacking federal guidance

Over the last few weeks several Southeastern states introduced coal ash-related legislation. Presumably these actions are in response to the ongoing delay of the Obama Administration to direct the Environmental Protection Agency…

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So Many Voices: Forward on Climate

I was ecstatic; we filled the bus!  Twenty-two people boarded in Gainesville and another thirty-three got on in Jacksonville; so many had traveled a long way to join us.  It was 9pm…

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Inaugural Symposium: Social Justice, Environmental Justice and the Impact on Minority Health

February, Black History Month, is known for the remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. As such, it is the perfect month to convene health care professionals and…

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NAACP Releases Coal Blooded Report and Toolkit

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), in conjunction with Little Village Environmental Justice Organization and the Indigenous Environmental Network, released a report analyzing sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen…

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Mountaintop Removal Coal

Those fighting for the mountains and those who make the mountains their home have won a crucial victory.  On Thursday, November 15, 2012, Patriot Coal became the first U.S. operator to stop…

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Waterkeepers Take Legal Action to Stop Toxic Coal Ash

Waterkeepers Take Legal Action to Stop Toxic Coal Ash from Contaminating Groundwater This blog was originally posted on EcoWatch's website - click here for the original post. On October 10, conservation groups asked the…

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Judge Holds TVA Liable For Kingston Disaster

This guest post, written by Lisa Evans with Earthjustice, originally appeared on Earthjustice's blog unEARTHED on August 28, 2012. Read the original post and view the comments here.  Read SACE's official Press…

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Senators sell out the public, then go on vacation

This blog is a guest post originally published on EcoWatch. On Aug. 2, twenty four Senators demonstrated their obedience to the coal industry by introducing a new bill that permanently blocks the…

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Randy Ellis of TN Speaks Out on EPA Coal Ash Rule Delay

The following is an opinion editorial authored by Randy Ellis and published in the Tennessean on June 20, 2012. Randy is a sixth-generation Roane County resident representing the Harriman, South Harriman, Midtown,…