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WATCH: 'What's Wrong With Coal'

Posted 06.09.2013 | Green

The Sierra Club has released a startling video to raise awareness about the effects of coal on both human health and the environment. "Coal 101: W...

Power and Water Collide

Peter Hanlon | Posted 08.22.2011 | Green
Peter Hanlon

The power industry has a water addiction, and worse yet, it's in denial. The fact is that power plants are responsible for 49 percent of all water withdrawals in the United States.

Real Growing Pains and the Clean Air-Clean Jobs Act

Anne Butterfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

Nearly 80 percent of voters prefer their power to be generated by natural gas and renewable resources instead of coal -- and are willing to pay for it.

Massive Coal Sludge Spill Devastates Tennessee Town

Treehugger | Matthew Mcdermott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

An environmental disaster of epic proportions just happened in Tennessee. Monday night 2.6 million cubic yards (the equivalent of 525.2 million gallon...