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Coal Ash

The Latest On: Coal Ash

June 15, 2015 | Report

Selling Our Health Down The River

Report highlighting the public health benefits of stronger wastewater pollution controls for power plants, especially coal plants, to protect communities downstream.

June 2, 2015 | Letter

FirstEnergy Coal Ash Permit Application Response Document

Environmental Integrity Project, Earthjustice and Sierra Club document to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection that demands the state agency deny a FirstEnergy application to dispose of coal ash from the Bruce Mansfield Power Plant to the closed Hatfield’s Ferry landfill.

February 27, 2015 | Feature

Coal Ash Contaminated Sites & Hazard Dams

Coal ash is the toxic waste formed from burning coal in power plants to make electricity. Hundreds of contaminated sites and spills have occurred among the 1,400+ coal ash waste dumps across the country.


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