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49 Coal Plants Acknowledge Groundwater Contamination at 116 Disposal Sites

April 26, 2012

  

 

49 coal plants acknowledged monitoring data showing arsenic, cadmium, lead, or other toxins had exceeded federal health or state groundwater standards at one or more of their ash ponds or landfills.  The data was obtained from EPA through a Freedom of Information Act request.   

 

For the press release, click here.

For the report, click here.

For the full text of Industry Response to EPA Request Re: Groundwater Data, click here.