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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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Only 45 miles west of Anchorage, the Chuitna River flows into Cook Inlet at a rate of 300 million gallons per day. Serving as a spawning ground for all five pacific salmon species and three species of trout, and draining a cool wet landscape full... Read More
Suzie Canales never planned on going back home. But, when she saw what was happening to her family, her friends, and her neighbors in her community, she could not stay away.In 1999, Suzie visited Corpus Christi from Illinois at a time of tragedy.... Read More