Contamination Common in Regulated Coal Ash Ponds

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Conversations are escalating around coal ash contamination, from reports of substantial spills at power plants to talk about what a 2015 federal coal ash rule will mean for disposal sites moving forward.

Among the latest news, nonprofit Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) reports that most regulated ash ponds and landfills are leaking unsafe levels of one to several pollutants, based on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards.

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