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Coal Water Pollution

Will EPA Protect Our Families From Toxic Coal Water Pollution?

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | Posted 10.06.2013 | Green
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

The Clean Water Act is one of our nation's greatest statutory achievements. But 40 years after the Act was passed, the coal industry is still polluting with impunity, thanks to a loophole that no other industry enjoys.

The Bitterness of Coal: How This Dirty Fuel Punishes the Health of Latino Communitites

Javier Sierra | Posted 08.06.2013 | Green
Javier Sierra

This environmental justice activist of Mexican origin has said enough is enough and started to fight for the retirement of the coal-burning plant that for decades has been poisoning the air and water of this mostly Latino community.

Coal Company Claims Financial Problems Are Preventing Water Violation Payments

AP | DYLAN LOVAN | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A coal company facing fines for water quality violations in eastern Kentucky says it is no longer mining coal in the state, an...