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October 1, 2017 | Case

Fighting For Protections From Coal Ash

Earthjustice is suing the federal government to adopt federal protections for coal ash, which contains toxic chemicals like arsenic, mercury and lead, is dumped into unlined and unmonitored pits and landfills every day, threatening drinking water supplies, aquatic life and public health.

September 25, 2017 | In the News:

These Toxic Coal Pits Are Leaking Into Indiana's Water

Jenny Cassel, Attorney, Earthjustice: "It's really frightening and disheartening how a company like Duke ... is minimizing its risks in other states whether through choice or force, but then leaving Indiana residents and their waterways with lower requirements to protect them and higher risks."


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