Chicago-area residents worry a former stone quarry will become a destination for coal ash now stored near four NRG power plants.
Concrete makers in Virginia say Dominion Energy doesn’t need to worry about running out of customers for its 30 million tons of waste coal ash.
After five years of deliberation over the storage of coal ash at Illinois power plants, advocates say water pollution threats remain and are seeking stronger remedies.
Advocates say an Indiana utility’s plan to delay the installation of new wastewater pollution controls at its largest coal plant is among the first clear effects of President Trump’s aggressive rollback of environmental regulations.
With utility industry groups pressuring the EPA to change regulations on coal ash facility maintenance and cleanup, environmental activists in the Southeast worry that companies won’t be required to take responsibility for long-term monitoring of coal ash ponds and landfills.