by Emily Atkin Posted on November 20, 2014 Updated: November 20, 2014
"Since I've lived here, we have seen so many people diagnosed, watched so many people die," Sherry Gobble said. "Something has to be done."
by Katie Valentine Posted on November 19, 2014
Reusing coal ash as a construction material could be leading to the contamination of private drinking water wells.
by Emily Atkin Posted on September 5, 2014
Workers at the landfill were allegedly told that the coal ash contained “such low levels of arsenic, it made no difference.”
One prisoner developed welts on his left side and frequently felt dizzy, nauseous, and short of breath.
by Ari Phillips Posted on August 21, 2014
Every year the U.S. produces 140 million tons of coal ash pollution, the toxic by-product that is left over after the coal is burned.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 30, 2014
The Southern Environmental Law Center says the bill leaves 2.6 million North Carolinians at risk.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 20, 2014
Documents from as early as 1986 show inspectors warned about possible weaknesses in the pipe that burst in February.
by Katie Valentine Posted on May 29, 2014
"Nobody really pays attention to the constant pollution that we're dealing with, especially in Kentucky. Our state is ground zero for this.”
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 23, 2014
The deal puts Duke on the hook for cleanup and oversight costs, with looming fines if the EPA has to step in. Other lawsuits over the spill remain ongoing.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 19, 2014
Workers have finally begun removing several deposits of the sludge that settled to the river bottom after a spill in February dumped 39,000 tons of coal ash into the river.