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Beyond Coal: New Analysis Shows Significant Coal Ready for Retirement
Today our colleagues at the Union of Concerned Scientists released an analysis showing that as many as one-third of U.S. coal plants are due for retirement because they are outdated, lack modern pollution controls, and can no longer compete in the marketplace with other sources of energy.
Beyond Coal Director Mary Anne Hitt dives into the research -- learn more in her column.
Grassroots Activism: Stopping Natural Gas Exports in Oregon
A natural gas pipeline and export terminal is proposed along the Oregon coast, but a group of activists is committed to keeping the natural legacy of Oregon and the Columbia River intact.
"The challenge is fighting multibillion-dollar projects that create short-term jobs but at a very high direct environmental cost in terms of the damage to Columbia River estuaries and the damage that pipelines as wide as an interstate highway would cause," says Ted Gleichman, a Sierra Club Oregon volunteer.
Grassroots Activism: Protecting Colorado's Browns Canyon
Photo courtesy John Stansfield