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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

  • 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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Last night, August 2, the Clean Power Lake County (CPLC) coalition and the Sierra Club mobilized 150 Waukegan members and allies to participate in an Illinois Protection Acency (IEPA) public hearing. IEPA held the meeting to discuss a permit for... Read More
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