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Coal Ash

The Latest On: Coal Ash

May 24, 2021 | In the News: Albuquerque Journal

Turning NM coal ash into green products

Lisa Evans, Senior Counsel, Coal Program, Earthjustice: “The question is, can it be done technically and economically? If this company can do it, it could bring employment to an area where coal plants are retiring while also providing a recycling solution for coal ash.”

May 19, 2021 | In the News: Capitol News Illinois

New rules aim to tighten regulations on forgotten byproduct of coal

Jennifer Cassel, Attorney, Coal Program, Earthjustice: “We’re one of the first states to really take a comprehensive approach at how we deal with coal ash ponds. I think the transparency and public participation provisions in particular are ones that could serve as models for other states, and really making sure that communities voices are heard in how to how to best limit the pollution from this stuff.”

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