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Coal Ash Ponds in the Path of Hurricane Florence

Numerous coal-fired power plants with onsite storage of coal ash waste are in the potential path of Hurricane Florence. Coal ash ponds can be susceptible to failure or spillage during heavy precipitation events or flooding, with devastating consequences for the environment, wildlife and human health.

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Fact Sheet: 50 Steps Toward Carbon-Free Transportation

To move toward a carbon-free transportation system, America must adopt a bold new vision for transportation policy. Federal and state governments should set goals for reducing carbon pollution from transportation consistent with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and get us to zero-carbon transportation system by mid-century. 

Specifically, state and federal governments should consider a series of 50 policy reforms that can help to pave the way for a zero-carbon transportation system. 

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