© Javier Sierra / Sierra Student Coalition members met with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson at Howard University in October 2011.

"We ask with great urgency that the University of Kentucky be a leader and move away from the combustion of coal on campus."

Those are the words of Elaine Alvey (watch her in this Lexington TV news clip), a University of Kentucky student, to the school’s board of trustees this week. She is one of many UK students taking a stand against burning coal on campus, and one of thousands of college students nationwide leading the charge against the dirty coal industry and for a clean energy future.

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