The Latest by Joshua Ulan Galperin

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Joshua Galperin is the associate director of the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy, with a focus on climate change adaptation and invasive species management.

October 7, 2011

Tr-Ash Talk: Gearing Up for a Nasty Coal Ash Vote

East Tennessee is not known for its population of environmental activists, but last fall hundreds of people turned up in Knoxville to ask the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to adopt a special waste designation for coal ash. Support for EPA’s public health and environmental safeguard is strong here because the 2008 Kingston coal ash disaster …