Thomas Cmar, Attorney, Earthjustice: “If we could resolve this outside of a lawsuit, that would be better,. But the only way that I can see that happening would be if the company was willing to take responsibility for its contributions to the very serious contamination we’ve seen in the lake and offer to take much more meaningful steps both to stop further pollution and clean up the pollution that’s already out there.”
The Latest On: Coal Ash
“The floodplain of a major river is the worst possible location for a waste site, especially one at the massive scale of the Wabash Coal Generating Station coal ash ponds.”
Lisa Evans, Senior Administrative Counsel, Earthjustice: "We have a one-two punch. First, we don't get an enforceable rule, and the EPA cuts us out of the process guiding its formation."
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."