Earth Justice

Environmental groups want stronger rules for use of coal ash fill after EPA reveals new risks

BY: - December 21, 2023

Coal ash, what’s left over after coal is burned to generate electricity, is one of the largest waste streams in the U.S., with hundreds of millions of tons of it lying in hundreds of sites across the country. However, a lot of that ash, which can contain a host of toxic metals, isn’t just sitting […]