The legislation looks to provide more public participation and financial assurance than federal law requires.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has a chance to fundamentally reshape the state’s utility board with a series of appointments in the coming days.
Multiple coal ash sites in Illinois sit within or adjacent to flood plains, according to environmental watchdogs.
It’s still unclear who will bear the cost of cleaning up the bankrupt company’s coal and nuclear plant sites.
Groundwater contamination has been detected at a majority of the state’s 37 coal ash ponds, some of which are unlined.