How Coal Hurts Our Environment

We all suffer the effects of coal pollution.

From the land we live on, to the water we drink, to the air we breathe, coal poisons every part of our environment. 

Toxic Waste & Mining

Mountaintop-removal mining affects communities for miles around.

Water & Food Supply

Discharges from power plants alone contribute a third of all toxic pollution to our environment.


Open-top rail car coal transport threatens communities.

Air Pollution

Air pollution from coal-fired power plants threatens community health.

Coal Pollution in America

Is there a plant near you that might affect the air, water, and food supply?

It's time to act now to stop coal and carbon pollution. Carbon pollution is the main contributor to climate disruption, making extreme weather worse -- including more severe floods, widespread wildfires and record drought. Are you ready to get involved? Take action now.