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March 20, 2020 | Reference

Coal Ash: Background Information

A backgrounder on coal ash and its impacts, a summary of the years-long efforts to safeguard communities from this toxic waste, and a guide to the ongoing attempts to erase those gains.

March 6, 2020 | Letter

CCR Part B: Request for Public Hearing and Comment Period Extension

Request on behalf of 66 organizations for Public Hearing and 120-Day Comment Period for Proposed Rule, “A Holistic Approach to Closure Part B: Alternate Demonstration for Unlined Surface Impoundments; Implementation of Closure,” EPA-HQ-OLEM-2019-0173 and Proposed Federal CCR Permit Program, EPA-HQ-OLEM-2019-0361

January 31, 2020 | Legal Document

Part A Comments: EPA-HQ-OLEM-2019-0172

Hazardous and Solid Waste Management System: Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals From Electric Utilities; A Holistic Approach to Closure Part A: Deadline To Initiate Closure. Comments of Earthjustice, Environmental Integrity Project, Sierra Club, Waterkeeper Alliance, Clean Water Action, Natural Resources Defense Council, Southern Environmental Law Center, Labadie Environmental Organization, Hoosier Environmental Council, Prairie Rivers Network, and Eco-Justice Collaborative

January 21, 2020 | Legal Document

ELG Comments: EPA-HQ-OW-2009-0819

Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Steam Electric Power Generating Point Source Category. Comments of Earthjustice, Environmental Integrity Project, Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, Natural Resources Defense Council, Waterkeeper Alliance, Southern Environmental Law Center, and The Center For Biological Diversity

November 5, 2019 | Reference

List of Plants Where Coal-Ash Contaminated Groundwater Exceeds Allowable State and/or Federal Limits

List of 133 plants in 29 states and Puerto Rico whose owners have posted notifications that the groundwater exceeds state and/or federal limits of contamination, without an alternate source demonstration, for one or more of the following toxic substances: Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Cobalt, Lead, Lithium, Molybdenum, Selenium, Thallium, and Radium 226 and 228 combined.