Seems the Environmental Protection Agency has decided to cast aside Bush's protections for coal-fired power plants, and will determine rules to regulate (and hopefully altogether stop) the mercury, lead, cadmium, soot, etc. pollution spewed by such facilities. Though apparently said agency has not yet determined the parameters of these regulations, they are to be finalized (and hopefully in place) by 2011. It's about time this exceedingly important agency takes on polluters!!
Please take the opportunity to thank the folks at the EPA for starting to take a stand on those issues in their parlance, and add a few words of your own, at the Sierra Club's site: