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November 5, 2019 | Reference

List of Plants Where Coal-Ash Contaminated Groundwater Exceeds Allowable State and/or Federal Limits

List of 133 plants in 29 states and Puerto Rico whose owners have posted notifications that the groundwater exceeds state and/or federal limits of contamination, without an alternate source demonstration, for one or more of the following toxic substances: Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Cobalt, Lead, Lithium, Molybdenum, Selenium, Thallium, and Radium 226 and 228 combined.

November 4, 2019 | Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet: Coal Combustion Residuals Rule

Proposal allows dumping in leaking coal ash ponds to remain open until 2038. Each year that closure is delayed, utilities will dump tens of millions of tons of toxic waste into these leaking ponds.

October 28, 2019 | Legal Document

EPA Fairbanks AQ consent decree

A consent decree obligating the EPA to review a plan submitted by Alaska to improve air quality in Fairbanks.

October 23, 2019 | Legal Document

Alaska Fairbanks AQ consent decree

A consent decree obligating the state of Alaska to submit a plan for improving air quality in Fairbanks.