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Stopping Coal Power Plants

Get Your Motor Hummin'

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

If we reach the goal President Obama has set of one million electric vehicles in four years, it's the start of a quiet revolution that can ultimately free us from Big Oil.

Where the Climate Movement Gets a Win: Time to Crack Down on Toxic Coal Ash

Liz Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Liz Butler

The more concerned citizens speak out, the harder it will be for Dirty Coal to protect their profits at the expense of our health and safety.

The Clean Coal Con

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

"Clean coal" may be a swell marketing label, but there are many other aspects of the fuel cycle of coal which make it dirty, destructive and harmful to health and the environment.

EPA Sues Power Company Over Six Illinois Coal-Burning Plants

Chicago Tribune | Michael Hawthorne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

From the outside, the power plant that towers above Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood looks like a sooty relic from the early part of the last century....

Unearthed: News of the Week the Mainstream Media Forgot to Report

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle

Home foreclosures could affect voting rolls, Judge blocks coal plant due to global warming, Japan automakers control 34.7 percent of U.S. market, and U.S. exports to Iran grew tenfold under Bush.