14 Oct '11, 6pm

@SpeakerBoehner passes "Killing Kids With Coal Ash Act of 2011" #4jobs #2futures #youcut #ows #p2 #tcot

Earthjustice President Denounces Vote in Congress Coal ash Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen is strongly denouncing a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives today, passing H.R. 2273, which would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from strongly regulating coal ash: "Nearly three years after the tragic spill of more than 1 billion gallons of toxic coal ash in Kingston, Tennessee, it’s obvious that federally enforceable safeguards for the disposal of this toxic waste are long overdue. In fact, 267 members of the House of Representatives have taken the disturbing step of moving us even further away from this important public safety goal. “This Congress is turning their backs on what hundreds of communities living near coal ash ponds and landfills really need. Instead, these elected officials are paying attention only to the needs of corporate polluters intent ...

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US House of Reps passes bill that prevents any regulation of toxic coal ash. Gift to Big Coal, slap to the public:

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earthjustice.org 14 Oct '11, 6pm

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nrdc.org 14 Oct '11, 7pm

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treehugger.com 14 Oct '11, 3pm

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treehugger.com 13 Oct '11, 3pm

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treehugger.com 11 Oct '11, 5pm

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grist.org 11 Oct '11, 1pm

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cleantechnica.com 16 Oct '11, 6pm

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