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Paying to Pollute?
Will House coal ash bill benefit big contributors or pollution's victims?
July 12, 2011
Energy and Commerce voted to approve a bill to weaken coal ash standards, and to effectively prevent their enforcement by EPA. FEC data shows big coal/power industry contributions to bill supporters in 2011, total corporate contributions to all candidates, and more than $40 million in 2011 lobbying expenditures in first quarter.
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Coal ash victims plead for a fair hearing from Congress.
See attached letter from communities near coal ash sites.