The Mile Long Petition to Stop Coal

Mon, 2008-04-14 09:19Emily Murgatroyd
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The Mile Long Petition to Stop Coal

Take a minute today to sign the Appalachian Voice's “Mile Long Petition” to block the construction of a new coal plant in Virginia. Here's their cool petition widget:

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In December 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released long-awaited coal ash safety standards designed to increase the reliability of coal ash disposal sites. These standards had been years in the making, but stopped short of classifying coal ash as a hazardous waste material, which many advocates had been hoping for....

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