A case before North Carolina’s highest court will decide whether state environmental rules require Duke Energy to clean up its leaky coal ash dumps immediately, or years down the road. The N... Read more
Environmental groups unhappy with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s first-ever federal regulations on coal ash could challenge the final rule, saying it is much weaker than an... Read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will regulate coal ash as solid waste rather than the more strictly controlled hazardous waste. This is a big win for both the coal and the power ind... Read more
A coalition of environmental groups has filed a lawsuit to force the Obama Administration to finalize new rules regulating the containment and disposal of coal ash, a power plant byproduct t... Read more
A Washington, D.C-based environmental group says its research has identified new sites in ten states where coal ash appears to have contaminated groundwater or soil at unsafe levels. The Env... Read more
The first phase of the TVA trial in Tennessee concluded on October 12th. The trial involved five cases consolidated for trial and those five cases include approximately 230 Plaintiffs whose... Read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has enacted the first-ever national rules to ensure the safe disposal and management of coal ash from coal-fired power plants. Coal combustion residu... Read more
The Maryland Department of the Environment has filed suit against an Atlanta-based power company, alleging that its coal-ash landfill in Prince George’s County is polluting groundwater... Read more
More than a year after the TVA coal ash spill mentioned above, the problem is spreading into several other states. The disaster resulted in the release of 5.4 million cubic yards of coal ash... Read more
As all of our readers should know by now, on December 22, 2008, TVA’s Kingston plant released 5.4 million cubic yards of coal ash waste onto 300 acres and into local waters. This is the lar... Read more
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