Friday, February 28, 2020

Tag: coal ash

EPA to rollback Obama-era coal ash regulations that safeguard Americans

"Instead of having a single strong national set of public health protections for this polluting industry, we are going to be left with federal regulations that are riddled with loopholes."

Victory in Illinois: Coal plant found guilty of polluting groundwater with...

“Today is a huge victory for Waukegan residents who have fought for years to see corporations like NRG Energy held accountable for the toxic waste that has been illegally dumped on our Lake Michigan lakefront.”

Utah’s coal-ash pollution: A toxic example of a national problem

According to the first comprehensive national study of coal-ash pollution, 91 percent of all coal plants in the country are contaminating nearby groundwater with toxic pollutants.

Top 10 most contaminated groundwater sites revealed in first major coal...

The report contains examples of several well-documented instances of residential tap water contaminated by coal ash.

Chief State Scientist Resigns and Accuses Republicans of Covering Up Water...

State Epidemiologist Megan Davies has resigned her position because of the corruption of Governor Pat McCrory's administration.

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Sanders campaign releases detailed answer as to how he will pay for his major...

“You know, if you look at the media, they say Bernie's ideas are radical, they're extreme, they're out of the mainstream,. Let me just tell you, I don't think that that's true.”

Wrongfully convicted man awarded $1.5M after serving 23 years in prison

“Today, Lamonte McIntyre has been declared, finally and conclusively, a completely innocent man.”
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

An aspirational vision of life after fossil fuels

Building sustainable communities is the antidote to fear of a changing climate.
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Bernie Sanders gains support in South Carolina as billionaire Tom Steyer draws votes from...

Billionaire Tom Steyer has poured money into outreach to African-American voters, who make up more than half of South Carolina’s Democratic electorate.