Tag Archives: Coal Ash

Kentucky Denies Permit for Coal Ash Landfill At Trimble County Power Plant

March 21, 2013-by Erica Petersen, WFPL News 89.3 FM The Kentucky Division of Waste Management has denied a pending permit for a coal ash landfill in Trimble County. The proposed landfill would have been 218 acres, near Louisville Gas and Electric’s Trimble … Continue reading

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EPA opposes LGE permit for coal-burning waste landfill. Agency opposes permit to deposit waste in Trimble County

May 24, 2012- By James Bruggers in the Louisville Courier Journal. Editors note-Valley Watch has been a party in several challenges of the new power unit at the Trimble location, including the waste disposal plan.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials … Continue reading

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Community Groups File Lawsuit for Federal Coal Ash Protections

April 5, 2012-by Jared Saylor, Earthjustice Environmental and public health groups will file a lawsuit today in the U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to complete its rulemaking process and finalize public health safeguards against … Continue reading

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EPA refuses to even study the risk of using coal ash in many uses including drywall in homes-Scientists Told Agency Does Not Want Safety Concerns Raised about Coal Ash

August 1, 2011-by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency prevents its scientists from examining health risks of coal combustion wastes being added to consumer, agricultural and commercial products even though the agency promotes these practices as safe, … Continue reading

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EPA’s Blind Spot: Hexavalent Chromium in Coal Ash. Merom powerplant in Indiana on danger list

February 1, 2011-Press Release from EarthJustice– Just weeks after recent headlines about hexavalent chromium, a cancer-causing toxic chemical, contaminated drinking water systems around the U.S., a new report shows that scores of leaking coal ash sites across the country are additional … Continue reading

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