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Coal: Dirty, Destructive, Toxic and Bad

Coal-fired power plants provide nearly 50 percent of our electricity and, pound-for-pound, are the planet's dirtiest source of electricity. Burning coal is the nation's top source of air pollution and toxic mercury, and it is responsible for one-third of the country's greenhouse gas emissions - nearly 2 billion tons per year.

Though the cost of building all these new power plants is exorbitant -- more than $140 billion -- Wall Street banks such as Citi (formerly Citigroup) and Bank of America are providing the financial backing for them that will lock us in to dirty energy for decades.

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Ecuador Toxi-tour

Ecuador Toxi-tour

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BOA AGM 2009

BOA AGM 2009

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wise up dominion

wise up dominion

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FFD New York

FFD New York

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Citi AGM Part 1

Citi AGM Part 1

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Citi AGM Part 2

Citi AGM Part 2

106 photos

Bank of America Shareholders' Meeting 2008 Charlotte NC

Bank of America...

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Citi LA action

Citi LA action

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Pasadena BofA DOA

Pasadena BofA DOA

17 photos