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March 20, 2020 | Fact Sheet

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