EPA expected issue new regulations for disposal of coal ash

Guardian: Six years after a catastrophic coal ash spill took out part of a Tennessee town, 10 months after a cascade of toxic grey sludge fouled a North Carolina river, the Obama administration is poised to unveil the first rules for the disposal of coal ash on Friday. The new rules from the Environmental Protection Agency – issued in response to a lawsuit brought by Earthjustice and other campaign groups - will provide the first controls for the handling and storage of coal ash, the toxic waste left behind......

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