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Each year coal plants pour millions of tons of harmful pollution into our air, worsening asthma, causing heart attacks, emergency room visits and missed work days. That pollution doesn't stop at county or even state lines, and as a result people throughout the country are forced to breathe unhealthy air.

But the EPA's proposed Good Neighbor Rule can change that by reducing air pollution escaping across state lines -- preventing at least 23,000 heart attacks, 26,000 hospital visits and 240,000 asthma attacks while saving $100 to $290 billion in health care costs, according to EPA estimates.

Join us at an EPA hearing on September 1st in Atlanta as we stand up to industry pressure and show that Americans support the EPA's work to protect our health by protecting the air we breathe.

WHO: The Sierra Club and You vs. The Coal Industry

DATE: Wednesday September 1st

TIME: Morning session from 9:00am to 12:30pm, afternoon session from 2:00pm to 5:00pm, evening session from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

WHERE:  Renaissance Atlanta Downton Hotel, 590 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308; Phone: (404) 881-6000; (map).

CONTACT: Erin Glynn at or (404) 607-1262 ext. 233 with any questions or if you can't make it but would like to get involved.
After you register to attend, you may reserve a time with EPA to submit your public comment.  To reserve your 5 minute block of time to speak, please contact Pamela Long at EPA at, or (919) 541-0641.
Do you want to be a speaker, but are unsure what to say? We're here to help!  Check out our How to Testify Guide and Hearing Script.
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