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Generating Change: Quitting Coal in the Nation's Capital

Blog by rgardner | August 1, 2011

This Saturday, 30 activists decided to take action to shut down the 514-megawatt Potomac River Coal Plant in Alexandria, Virginia. This comes as the coalition campaign to shut down the plant is heating up. GenOn – a Houston-based...

Residents Protest GenOn’s Portland Generating Station as Part of 350’s Moving Planet

Blog by Myriam Fallon | September 26, 2011

Lydia Stettler speaks to the crowd in front of the Portland Generating Station.   On September 24th, 2011, I joined with people all over the world to call on governments and corporations to leave dirty fuels like coal and oil...

Senators Casey and Toomey Support GenOn Profits Over Pennsylvanians' Health

Blog by Myriam Fallon | July 27, 2011

Activists gather outside Senator Casey's office after delivering over 4,800 petitions. Out of curiosity, what did you get for ‘Christmas in July’? This year, we decided that Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey should get a big box of...

Paddlers on Delaware River Say "Shutdown" to GenOn's Portland Coal Plant

Blog by Eileen O'Boyle | June 7, 2011

Participants gather at the end of the 10 mile paddle.  Photo by Greg Gorman Who knew you could battle dirty coal and river rapids at the same time?  This past Saturday, June 4th, the MAPLE coalition (made up of Greenpeace,...

Residents to GenOn: Shut the Portland Coal Plant Down

Blog by Myriam Fallon | September 28, 2011

Anna Maria Caldara and Dave McNulty are just two of the thousands of people that live in the shadows of the Portland Generating Station in eastern Pennsylvania.  This plant is so dirty that the state of New Jersey sued the plant in...

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