EPN IN THE NEWS RELATED TO Coal Ash
Critics Charge EPA Rewriting Coal Ash Closure Rule Via Waiver Denials
March 30, 2022 / by
Suzanne Yohannan /
EPN’s recent comments on EPA’s coal combustion residual compliance certifications were quoted in this article discussing significant industry pushback on the process the agency is using to deny waivers that permit continued operation of unlined, leaking coal ash ponds.
How a Powerful Company Convinced Georgia to Let It Bury Toxic Waste in Groundwater
January 18, 2022 / by
Max Blau /
Stan Meiburg, former EPA Deputy Administrator, was quoted in this article that investigates the pressure applied by power companies on state regulators’ interpretation of EPA’s coal ash rule.
Coal Plants Rush to Flush Under Trump EPA Rule
June 14, 2021 / by
Hannah Northey and Benjamin Storrow /
Betsy Southerland, EPN member and former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, was quoted in this article regarding possible changes the Biden administration could enact to reverse Trump-era exemptions to wastewater pollution from coal-fired power plants.
The Coal Plant Next Door
March 22, 2021 / by
Max Blau /
EPN member Betsy Southerland, former Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA Office of Water, was quoted in this article concerning Georgia Power’s efforts to avoid paying clean-up costs for groundwater contamination from their largest coal ash pond. The article was reprinted in Grist.