31 May '18, 2pm

Groups Sue Utility Company for Leaking Coal Ash Into National Scenic River

The groups allege that Texas-based Dynegy Inc. is tempting a dangerous spill by not dealing with unlined pits of coal ash at the shuttered Vermilion Power Station, which sits along a tributary of the Vermilion River. "Over the years the utilities have used the floodplain as essentially a dumping ground," activist Lan Richart told the Chicago Tribune. "Now it's been shown to be polluting both the groundwater and the river."

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/coal-ash-river-illinois-25739180...

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