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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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Today's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to send the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard (MATS) back to the EPA for further proceedings is a decision that endangers public health, but it won't revive the fortunes of Big Coal. These standards were... Read More
Photo: The Widows Creek coal plant near Stevenson, Alabama.Google announced this week that it will be opening its newest data center -- which will be 100 percent powered by renewable energy -- at the site of a soon-to-be retired Tennessee Valley... Read More