coal http://wamc.org en Activists Launch Campaign For Coal Plants Shutdown http://wamc.org/post/activists-launch-campaign-coal-plants-shutdown <p>Targeting what they claim are the largest air polluters in Massachusetts, activists announced a campaign today to shut down coal burning power plants.&nbsp; WAMC&rdquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 22:20:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 42891 at http://wamc.org Activists Launch Campaign For Coal Plants Shutdown Franz Litz: New York Can Do Better than EPA http://wamc.org/post/franz-litz-new-york-can-do-better-epa <p>&nbsp;This past week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued final regulations to require oil and gas drillers to capture harmful air pollutants that escape from wells during drilling operations, and from natural gas storage facilities and pipelines.&nbsp; The final rule is a first, and it&#39;s good news. But the new rules take 2 and a half years to become effective. New York can and should do better.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 16:15:12 +0000 Ray Graf 37488 at http://wamc.org