Environmentalists are taking aim at new, high-pollution coal-fired power plants, the Los Angeles Times reports. Whenever a new plant is proposed, lawyers from a coalition of organizations work on killing it any way that they can. "We hope to clog up the system," one said. "It's putting pressure on Congress to put together a comprehensive plan."
The coalition claims to have stopped 65 new plants from being built. "They are doing it in a way that is unfair," complains a lawyer for developers. Existing coal plants appear to be next on the agenda, the Times notes. "We'll need to find a way to go after them, too," says a lawyer at an environmental firm.