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Protect Communities from Toxic Coal Ash at the Chicago Hearing!

Right now communities across the country are exposed to heavy metals such as arsenic, lead and mercury when hazardous materials from coal ash disposal sites seep into our drinking water. The result -- increased risk of cancer, learning disabilities, birth defects and other illnesses.

Join us at an EPA hearing on September 16th in Chicago as we stand up to industry pressure and show that Americans want strong safeguards.

WHO: The Sierra Club and You vs. Coal Industry

DATE: Thursday, September 16th

TIME: Morning session from 10am to 12pm, afternoon session from 1pm to 5pm, evening session from 6:30pm to 9pm or later.

WHERE: Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605; Phone: (312) 922–4400 (map).

PRE-REGISTER: Reserve a time to speak with the EPA by clicking here.

CONTACT: Christine Nannicelli at or (312) 251-1680 x 115 with any questions, or if you are looking for a carpool, a bus, or can't make it but still want to get involved.

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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