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This map is comprised of data collected and maintained by the Sierra Club Environmental Law Program, and is part of the Club's ongoing campaign to wean the United States off coal, a dirty fossil fuel. If you have any questions about the map, please email carbon.help@sierraclub.org.

  • Red markers: active or upcoming plants.
  • Yellow markers: progressing plants.
  • Blue markers: uncertain plants.
  • Green markers: defeated plants!
Coal is our country’s dirtiest energy source, from mining to burning to disposing of coal waste. Our campaign is uniting grassroots activists across the country to move America Beyond Coal. Learn more

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The following guest post is an open letter to Detroit-based utility company DTE Energy, which is having its annual shareholder meeting this week. The letter was authored by Alicia Winters, a mother and community leader in River Rouge, Michigan,... Read More
Photo courtesy of Vivian Stockman and ohvec.org.Following dramatic changes to the coal market and the failure of regulators to account for a future beyond coal, the coal mining industry is set to leave behind a toxic legacy of unreclaimed strip... Read More