Join the movement to quit coal

Across America, people are living in the shadow of the coal industry.

We have created Quit Coal Community Forums as a tool to help you organize in your community to fight coal and demand clean energy.

Once you’ve joined an existing Community Forum, you can connect with others who are interested in the same issues, learn more, and post news and resources.

 

 

Your story can educate a person, inspire others, spread a great idea, or help you connect with someone else standing up to the coal industry.

Your story is more powerful than you think and we want to hear it.

I'm fighting back because it's simply not ok that human lives are being sacrificed for the sake of lining greedy coal companies pockets with cash. Especially when there are safe, clean, job creating alternatives at our fingertips. The status quo is killing people and destroying our planet. It's unacceptable that 1 in 6 women has enough mercury in her bloodstream to affect the development of a baby. It's unacceptable that right now, as Americans prepare for the Labor Day weekend, President Obama has announced that he doesn't plan on enforcing a law that would have prevented 12,000 deaths every year by protecting Americans from ozone pollution.

I have a 4 year old niece who lives just 20 miles from a nasty old plant in Kansas. She's got asthma. I think about the world we're leaving for her. I want be able to look her in the eye and say that I did everything I could to make this planet a place where people can breathe clean air and we can run our country on safe, clean,...

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