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  • Report blames coal ash for cancers at Pennsylvania prison

    HARRISBURG — A high rate of cancer among inmates at a southwestern Pennsylvania prison is linked to a nearby coal ash dump, and the correctional facility should be closed down, according to a report made public Tuesday.
  • Tribeca 2014: 'Black Coal,' Dior doc set for festival premieres

    Golden Bear winner “Black Coal, Thin Ice,” a Sam Rockwell-Marisa Tomei dramedy¬† and a documentary about the legacy of Christian Dior will debut at the Tribeca Film Festival when it kicks off next month, organizers announced Tuesday. “...

    Winnetka considers ban on coal tar driveway sealants

    Winnetka considers ban on coal tar driveway sealants
    Determined to reduce pollutants found in stormwater and elsewhere in the local environment, officials in Winnetka this week moved one step closer to banning the use of coal tar-based driveway and parking lot sealants in the village. If the proposed coal...

    Winnetka coal tar ban proposal brings lobbying efforts

    Winnetka coal tar ban proposal brings lobbying efforts
    A proposal to ban coal tar-based driveway sealants in Winnetka has drawn attention from some pavement industry representatives and business owners. They have argued to village officials in recent weeks that the product does not pose a health risk to the...

    Supreme Court upholds EPA rule to reduce cross-state pollution

    — The Supreme Court handed the Obama administration a significant victory on an environmental issue, with a 6-2 decision that upholds a regulation requiring Midwestern states with coal-fired power plants to reduce harmful emissions that drift to the...