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December 13, 2018 | Feature

Georgia at a Crossroads: A Report on Coal Ash

An in-depth report on how Georgia’s coal-fired power plants, after decades of unsafe disposal of coal ash, have severely polluted the underlying groundwater — and what we can do to protect our water.

December 13, 2018 | Report

Georgia at a Crossroads: Groundwater contamination from coal ash threatens the Peach State

Georgia’s coal-fired power plants, after decades of unsafe disposal of coal ash, have severely polluted the underlying groundwater. For the first time in 2018, utilities were forced to publicly report groundwater monitoring data on their websites because of new transparency requirements imposed by 2015 federal coal ash regulations. The Environmental Integrity Project and Earthjustice examined that data and determined that 92 percent (11 of 12) of Georgia’s coal-fired power plants have contaminated groundwater with one or more toxic pollutants.

October 15, 2018 | Feature

The Impacts Of The Ash

As we fight the Trump administration’s attempts to weaken protections for our air and water, Americans explain how coal ash contaminates our lives.

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