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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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Monday's Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. EPA,  siding with industry challengers to the Environmental Protection Agency's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, is awful news, for all the obvious reasons: the Standards save thousands of lives and... Read More
On a cloudy day in Ohio’s capital, over 100 people from across the state gathered in front of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) to encourage the Commission to continue to deny bailout requests filed by utility companies to allow their... Read More