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Bloomberg Philanthropies & Sierra Club Extend Partnership to Move U.S. Beyond Coal to Clean Energy

Bloomberg Philanthropies began funding the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign in 2011 with a goal to retire one third of the nation’s coal plants, beginning with the oldest and dirtiest units, and slashing mercury emissions by 90 percent by 2020. 187 dirty power plants later, we’ve built a grassroots movement that has made the calls for clean air, public health, and climate action ring from coast to coast. And we’re just getting started.

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!