Wisconsin Groundwater Contaminated by Coal Ash, Says Study

Midwest Energy News: The "beneficial reuse" of coal ash, often touted as a way to keep the material out of landfills, is potentially causing serious contamination of drinking water in southeast Wisconsin and possibly across the state, according to a report released Tuesday by Clean Wisconsin. By classifying coal ash as an “industrial byproduct,” as report author Tyson Cook says, companies are able to place contaminant-laden coal ash in the ground - as structural fill in and below roads, trails, parking lots, buildings,......

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