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Coal Plants in Transition Report
This is the summary of a report put together by Natural Capitalism Solutions. The report details the business case for transitioning from coal to renewable energy. The report gives a conceptual overvi
Dirty Kilowatts2007: America’s Most Polluting Power Plants
Environmental Integrity Project assembled this report in 2007. "Nationwide, the power plants that provide electricity to run our homes, businesses, and factories also account for 40 percent of ca
Incinerators Trash Community Health
The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives explains some of the health risks posed by trash incinerators.
CBD Biomass Presentation 2011
Center for Biological Diversity Presentation: Is Biomass Burning Worse than Coal. PPT presentation 2011
An Industry Blowing Smoke
Released June 2009, this report, compiled by the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, concludes that new incineration technologies, like older-style burners, are expensive, inefficient and co
Municipal Waste Composition Overview
Study of municipal waste composition
SEAC's Organizing Guide
A massive revision of the Student Environmental Action Coalition's original 1991 organizing guide, this 104 page (5.5*8.5 size pages) spiral-bound manual is a great tool for beginners and experienced
Food and Water Watch
Excellent resource on the detriments of Fracking by Food and Water Watch provided by Sam Schabacker
Impacts of Thinning on Carbon Stores in the PNW: A Plot Leve
Forest carbon storage, thinning vs non-thinning.
This report is somewhat dated (data is from 1998), but it provides detailed information on how much mercury is really emitted from coal-burning power plants in the US. The Environmental Working Group
Mining Coal, Mounting Costs: the lifecycle consequences of c
This study quantifies the typically externalized costs of mining and burning coal.
Fracking Myths and Facts
This two pager dispels the myths around (hydro)fracking in the Marcellus Shale gas formation. Drafted for Philadelphia-area residents, the factsheet may be useful to anyone organizing in opposition to
The Toll from Coal
Publication The Toll from Coal
Environmental Justice and Energy Production: Coal-Fired Powe
Research paper. Identifies environmental injustice in Illinois by looking at coal plants and Census Data at the block level.
Coal Ash Myths
Sierra Club, Earthjustice, and the Environmental Integrity project put together a resource describing the dangers of coal ash and some of the myths of how it is handled.
350 Reasons Carbon Trading Won't Work
By Carbon Trade Watch, Rising Tide North America, and the Camp for Climate Action. www.350reasons.org
From Wood to Wing
Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance... converting forest residuals into bio-jet fuel and other co-products... taking wood to new heights.
Air Pollution from Proposed Sunnyside Ethanol Biorefinery
Pollutants, permitted emissions, health problems, frequency of testing.
WTL Grandview - Sun Oil filings from 1970s
Coal Blooded Action Toolkit
The Coal Blooded Action Toolkit is a step-by-step guide on how to take action to address pollution from coal fired power plants. The toolkit has six modules: Investigating Coal in Your Community, Awar
Coal Ash Myth Factsheet
Sierra Club, Earthjustice, and the Environmental Integrity project put together this resource on the dangers of coal ash.
Swarmwise: The Tactical Manual to Changing The World
"'Your most valuable asset isn’t your employees,' I told the executive. 'Your most valuable asset is the thousands of people who want to work for you for free, and you don’t let them.'" 300 pgs.
Resource by Arvind
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