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World Bank to Stop Financing New Coal Burning Facilities, With Some Exceptions

 

Following President Obama's climate speech on Tuesday, calling for cuts to power plant emissions in the U.S., the World Bank Group released a report, stating that the world financial institution would no longer finance new (also known as  "greenfield") coal-powered plants worldwide, except in

Tell the EPA to Protect our Water from Power Plant Pollution

If the Environmental Protection Agency does not finalize its plans to limit the amount of toxins power plants can release into water systems, their incidence will increase by 28 percent over the next 15 years. July 9 at 1 p.m. in the EPA East Building, Room 1153, 1201 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC., the EPA will hold a public hearing where anyone can offer testimony, ranging from prepared talking points to personal experience and expertise on this issue with wide-ranging implications.