EPA protects coal communities by requiring coal power companies to clean up their coal ash ponds

Above: Coal ash at the generating plant in Colstrip, Montana, is kept in water-filled ponds. 91% of coal ash ponds around the U.S. leak into local aquifers contaminating groundwater. After pressure from WORC members and allies, the Environmental Protection Agency finalizes their Legacy Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) Surface Impoundments Rule, protecting drinking water and air from toxic coal ash contamination. The Biden administration, through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), took…

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