Trump’s EPA Says Toxic Ash Ponds Can Stay Open into 2028
Unlined Ponds Leak Arsenic and Other Poisons; Rivers and Waterways Polluted; Unedible Fish in a Tranquil Kentucky Lake
Move Is the Latest Trump Administration Effort to Prop Up the Failing Coal Industry
Plans to Drop Requirement that Companies Monitor Coal Ash Effects on Groundwater
Industry Seeks ‘Beneficial’ Uses of the Toxic Sludge Produced by Coal-Burning Power Plants
As memories of a 2008 Tennesse disaster fade, EPA’s Pruitt bows to the power industry on tough coal-ash regulation.