Find out which 25 power plants are the worst polluters in the Great Lakes region, emitting more than half of the mercury pollution in the area.
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Learn about the health impacts from the toxic chemicals in coal ash, and why it’s so important that we regulate this hazardous waste.
Read about the myth of clean coal, and how plants burning the chemically treated coal are making more pollution, not less.
Miami U. students help phase out coal plant by testing their hair for mercury. Test your hair today.
Read about the ways in which new EPA head Andrew Wheeler is attacking clean air regulations and learn about three areas to watch as we move forward.
Read why EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is not worried about the Supreme Court mercury ruling.
Read about a study that showed a decrease in premature birth rates after the closing of eight coal and oil fired power plants in California.
Learn how improvements in the 70s have not kept Michigan pollution free, as many hazards still remain.
Hear from EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy, on the EPA’s proposal to limit carbon pollution from future power plants
Read about dirty coal-fired power plants and how their mercury pollution makes its way into breast milk, making it risky for moms to nurse their babies.
National Field Director Heather McTeer Toney delivered this testimony to the House Oversight Committee about the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards on Thursday, February 6, 2020.
Read our interview with Cheryl Roberto, mom and leader of the Environmental Defense Fund’s national Clean Air Program.