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The Latest On: Coal Ash

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: Indystar.com

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."

September 19, 2017 | Legal Document

Notice of Intent Duke Energy Wabash River Steam Station

Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 6972(a)(1)(a), the Hoosier Environmental Council (“HEC”), Waterkeeper and Wabash Riverkeeper, through their counsel, Earthjustice, gives Duke Energy Indiana, LLC (“Duke Energy” or “the company”) notice of its intent to file suit for violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (“the Act”) and the Coal Combustion Residuals Rule (“the Coal Ash Rule” or “the Rule”), 40 C.F.R. § 257.50 et seq., adopted pursuant to the Act. After the expiration of sixty (60) days as provided in the Act, HEC, Waterkeeper and Wabash Riverkeeper plan to file suit in United States District Court against Duke Energy to enforce the provisions of the Rule and the Act.

September 19, 2017 | Legal Document

Notice of Intent Duke Energy Cayuga Generating Station

Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 6972(a)(1)(a), Wabash Riverkeeper and Waterkeeper, through their counsel, Earthjustice, gives Duke Energy Indiana, LLC (“Duke Energy” or “the company”) notice of its intent to file suit for violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (“the Act”) and the Coal Combustion Residuals Rule (“the Coal Ash Rule” or “the Rule”), 40 C.F.R. § 257.50 et seq., adopted pursuant to the Act. After the expiration of sixty (60) days as provided in the Act, Wabash Riverkeeper and Waterkeeper plan to file suit in United States District Court against Duke Energy to enforce the provisions of the Rule and the Act.

September 19, 2017 | Legal Document

Notice of Intent Duke Energy Gallagher Generating Station

Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 6972(a)(1)(a), the Hoosier Environmental Council (“HEC”),
through their counsel, Earthjustice, gives Duke Energy Indiana, LLC (“Duke Energy” or “the
company”) notice of its intent to file suit for violations of the Resource Conservation and
Recovery Act (“the Act”) and the Coal Combustion Residuals Rule (“the Coal Ash Rule” or “the
Rule”), 40 C.F.R. § 257.50 et seq., adopted pursuant to the Act. After the expiration of sixty (60)
days as provided in the Act, HEC plans to file suit in United States District Court against Duke
Energy to enforce the provisions of the Rule and the Act.

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