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Toxic Coal Ash

Another Coal Ash Spill -- This Time in Lake Michigan

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 01.02.2012 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

Monday's Lake Michigan coal ash collapse shows that states are not protecting our health and our environment from cancer-causing coal ash, and as long as EPA fails to act, there will be more coal ash destruction.

Dreaming About Taking Back America

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.18.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Let's keep the dialogue civil. We can reach out and try to explain to others why protecting the environment and the economy are not mutually exclusive.

WATCH: Residents Furious Over Toxic Coal Ash Waste In Their Community

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Little Blue Run. It sounds so beautiful. And it was, until millions of tons of coal ash waste were reportedly dumped into it, turning what was once a ...

WATCH: Is This Coal Ash Dump Sickening Residents?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The recent toxic sludge that flooded through Hungary after an alumina waste reservoir wall collapsed is a tragic reminder of the dangerous byproducts ...

Laura Bassett

Coal Ash Regulation Proposals Announced By EPA | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After months of deliberation, US Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson announced today the first-ever national rule to regulate t...

Laura Bassett

Even The Cows Have Cancer: EPA Weighs Tougher Regulation of Toxic Coal Ash | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Elisa Young says she has lost at least six neighbors to cancer in the last ten years. "I've lost neighbors to lung cancer who have never smoked," sh...

TVA Downplays Tennessee Coal Ash Spill

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

A TVA memo scooped by the AP confirms what locals have been saying in the wake of the catastrophe, that TVA is more concerned with covering up than cleaning up its mess.

Massive Coal Ash Spill in Tennessee puts the lie to Clean Coal

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

When it comes to PR spindoctoring there is always one surefire cure - reality. If you were fooled by the multimillion dollar "clean coal" PR marketing...