With Billions at Stake, Utilities Fight Coal Ash Cleanup Costs

Source: Inside Climate News


Officials from Virginia to South Carolina are pushing back on utilities’ plans to charge customers for the costs of closing and cleaning up coal ash ponds, long the primary way of storing residue from coal-fired power plants. Read more from ICN about how the vast majority of U.S. coal ash ponds have been found to have contaminated groundwater nearby.

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