29 Apr '12, 3am

28 New Coal Ash Water Pollution Sites Revealed | Care2 Causes

28 New Coal Ash Water Pollution Sites Revealed | Care2 Causes

A new report by the Environmental Integrity Project documents that 49 coal-fired power plants have contaminated groundwater at 116 coal ash disposal sites in the United States. The data which was released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in response to a Freedom of Information Act request revealed 28 previously unknown contamination sites in Iowa, Colorado, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia. Coal Power Plant Pollution Stored in Ponds and Landfills Across U.S. Landscape Coal-fired electric power plants generate approximately 140 million tons of leftover ash every year, which they store in ponds, landfills, and abandoned mines around the United States . To date, there are no federal regulations on the disposal of ash. Activists living near power plants and environmental advocates have asked EPA to classify the ash –which can contain arsenic,...

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