June 8, 2012 -
Mountaintop removal activist Maria Gunnoe of West Virginia was questioned about child porn by U.S. Capitol Police after submitting a photo of a child bathing in mine-polluted water to a House committee chaired by a lawmaker who counts coal companies among his biggest contributors.
January 19, 2012 -
More than three years after a disaster at a Tennessee power plant, the Obama administration still has not issued promised protections from coal ash hazards. Environmental groups plan to sue to spur action.
January 5, 2012 -
The Alabama Department of Environmental Management faces charges of race discrimination for permitting a landfill in an African-American community to take the toxic waste spilled in the 2008 Kingston coal ash disaster.
December 9, 2011 -
The American Legislative Exchange Council, American Tradition Institute and the John Locke Foundation are preaching against wind energy and renewable mandates in presentations that play fast and loose with the facts.
November 3, 2011 -
Soon after the EPA released new data showing the hazards of coal ash ponds, a massive bluff built of coal ash collapsed into Lake Michigan. So why are lawmakers still fighting strict federal oversight of coal ash?
October 13, 2011 -
A recent United Nations report found that 80 percent of the world's energy needs could be met with renewable sources by 2050. So why are the Southeast's big electric utilities doing so little to make the transition to clean energy despite the worsening climate crisis?
September 23, 2011 -
Republicans are exploiting the bankruptcy filing of the federally-backed solar equipment company to delegitimize Obama's renewable energy policies, but they're ignoring the fact that he's also promoted coal and nuclear power.