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The Latest On: Coal Ash

December 5, 2021 | In the News: CNN

Gambling ‘America’s Amazon’

Lisa Evans, Senior Counsel, Coal Program, Earthjustice: “You can’t see coal ash contaminating underlying groundwater … you can’t see the slow pollution of the adjacent river and the dying of the fish.”

December 3, 2021 | In the News: Chicago Tribune

Waukegan residents fighting decades of industrial pollution

Jenny Cassel, Attorney, Coal Program, Earthjustice: “Based on the experience at Waukegan, based on what we’ve seen from other Midwestern sites and elsewhere, this coal ash, as long as it continues to be exposed to water from groundwater flowing into it from below, continues to pose a serious risk of contamination. And it’s clear that the liners are not stopping contamination. We think cap-in-place is a real problem.”

July 29, 2021 | Report

Reuse and Economics Impacts: NIPSCO Power Generation Facility, Michigan City, IN (KirK Engineering & Natural Resources, Inc.)

Through case studies, KirK Engineering & Natural Resources presents examples of community planning and redevelopment success stories at retired U.S. industrial facilities. The studies were selected based on the proposed redevelopment end use or the process used to engage a community in the redevelopment process. Based on these studies, the report presents recommendations and potential options for redevelopment of the Michigan City Generation Station.