Amid federal uncertainty, two of the state’s most notorious coal ash storage sites will likely test new cleanup rules adopted this year.
Private well samples indicated possible contamination near the J.H. Campbell coal plant.
Even without floods, multiple Ohio sites already have been found to have elevated contaminant levels in groundwater.
The pollution control board will hold additional public hearings to determine a remedy for the violations.
The legislation looks to provide more public participation and financial assurance than federal law requires.