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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.
  • 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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When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new clean air protection earlier this month, the Sierra Club and our public health and environmental partners were disappointed. After medical associations, 70 mayors, and a half-million... Read More
Only one day after Sierra Club Minnesota and numerous partner organizations delivered more than 11,000 public comments (pictured above is the crew above with the boxes full of comments!) to the state public utilities commission calling for less... Read More