The Trump administration recently rolled back coal dump regulations.
How do we enforce these high standards? As for rushed and poorly-thought-out legislation, perhaps we can begin a cure by
This problem of environmental injustice is as real as the police brutality we've all seen captured on videotape way too often
George Jones is still serving his country. Navy vet (Korea) and lifetime resident of Virginia, Mr. Jones bused to Richmond to take his message of American responsibility to the governor. That message: no new pipelines, no more fracking, enough already with our dependence on fossil fuels.
As we saw in Flint, we need to act at the federal level before our failure to do so results in irreversible damage to the
After a billion-gallon spill of coal ash in Tennessee, the agency sought to regulate the often-toxic byproduct of burning coal. It largely failed.
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Coal ash contains known carcinogens such as arsenic, lead and mercury. This is why the EPA is now regulating coal ash. As power companies shut down or upgrade their facilities, the need to permanently dispose of this hazardous byproduct is growing. So far, these companies have dumped millions of tons of coal ash into unlined landfills across America -- putting our water supply at risk.
As a registered Republican who voted for McCrory in 2012, Deb thought her governor would be willing to help clean up the coal ash pollution she believes contributed to her husband's early death. But after her repeated attempts to contact the governor's office were ignored, Deb is starting to regret helping McCrory become governor.