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Underreported: Coal Ash Sites

Thursday, October 01, 2009

There are almost 600 coal ash sites throughout the United States. On today’s first Underreported, Lisa Evans, Senior Administrative Counsel for Earthjustice, explains why these toxic leftovers are so dangerous, how they’re disposed of, and what the Environmental Protection Agency proposes to do about coal ash sites.

You can read Earthjustice's report on Coal Ash sites here.

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Lisa Evans,
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Comments [2]

Alison from Upper West Side

Will the EPA get involved and take a stand on the dangers of cellphones and electrical devices that emit EMF Radiation?

Alison

Oct. 01 2009 01:37 PM
Mike C. from Downtown Manhattan

Some coverage of the natural gas drilling upstate would be appreciated also. Thanks.

Oct. 01 2009 12:02 PM

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