18 Dec '11, 5am

New Coal Ash Water Contamination Sites Found | Care2 Causes

The Environmental Integrity Project released results of water testing last week indicating that coal ash from power plants in 10 states had contaminated nearly 20 sites previously overlooked by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EIP joined calls by the Sierra Club and Earthjustice right here on Care2, among others, for EPA to enact strict regulations of coal ash disposal. Take Action! No More Spills: EPA Must Regulate Toxic Coal Ash EIP Finds Widespread Water Contamination from Coal Ash In the last 10 years, the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) has found groundwater contamination from 90 coal ash ponds or landfills around the United States. “The more we look, the more we find,” the group writes. In their latest report , EIP identified the following new contamination sites: Illinois (7): Dallman Power Station, Joliet Station, Joppa Plant, Meredosia Power Station...

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