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Take Action Against Coal

David Novack, Burning the Future: Coal in America

This is an excerpt from a great new documentary by David Novack called Burning the Future: Coal in America.

People all over America are standing up to the coal industry and saying "enough is enough!" Coal is bad for our health, our environment and our economy.

 

 

America's Addiction to Dirty Coal

David Novack, Burning the Future: Coal in America

This is an excerpt from a great new documentary by David Novack called Burning the Future: Coal in America.

The United States burns more than a billion tons of coal each year – that’s 20 pounds of coal for every person in the country, every day.

Coal is Bad For Your Health

David Novack, Burning the Future: Coal in America

This is an excerpt from a great new documentary by David Novack called Burning the Future: Coal in America.

Did you know that coal-fired power plants are the largest source of human-generated mercury pollution in the U.S.

Who We Are and Contact Information

The mandate of this site is very simple: To debunk the myth of "clean coal."

"Coal is Dirty and its affiliate site Coal is Clean are a joint project managed by DeSmog, Rainforest Action Network and Greenpeace USA.

 


DeSmog 

The DeSmog Project, and its award-winning blog, DeSmogBlog, exists to clear the PR pollution clouding climate science and delaying action to address global warming.

Ask Dr. Coal

Straight Talk About Coal and Your Family's Health

The coal industry would like us all to think “coal is clean.” But it’s not. Burning coal to make electricity can affect us starting at birth with the mercury-contaminated breast milk and blood we get from our mothers, to the increased risk of heart, lung and liver diseases we might die from later in life.

 


 

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