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Trump EPA Seeks to Weaken Power Plant Regulations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the new power plant rules would result in more pollution and up to 1,400 more premature deaths each year by 2030.


Citizens boycott N.C. coal ash meeting

Greensboro, N.C. — Members of a statewide coalition who have been advocating for years for proper cleanup and disposal of massive coal ash ponds around the state today announced they are boycotting a public meeting in Greensboro scheduled for tonight


Citizens, public interest group denounce TVA’s proposed new fee

Chattanooga, TN – Nearly 40 people attended today’s Tennessee Valley Authority Board meeting to speak out against TVA’s plans to change the way it charges local power companies for energy. Many speakers argued that the “New Pricing Paradigm,” as TVA


Groups force strong pollution controls on Virginia gas plant

Contact: Evan Johns, Appalachian Mountain Advocates, 434-738-186, Hannah Wiegard, Appalachian Voices, 804-536-5598, Ben Weiner, Sierra Club Virginia Chapter, 804-225-9113 Ex. 1002, RICHMOND, Virginia – In response to extensive comments from citizens and conservation groups, the Virginia Department


Two steps forward, one step back on coal ash in N.C.

North Carolina communities impacted by coal ash celebrated two positive strides forward recently, only to be disappointed by another fast move on the part of the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality and Duke Energy that keeps too many citizens in limbo in terms of resolving polluted drinking water.


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