25 Indiana and Virginia Coal-Ash Impoundment Sites are in Immediate Need of Repair Evaluation in Latest EPA Inspections

Potential Seen for Loss of Life in Indiana and Major Polluting of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Should Dams Fail; Indiana is Home to Two-Thirds of Coal Ash Dump Sites Rated “Poor” in Latest Round of Inspections.

February 15, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C.///Just days after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released plans for 15 electric utilities to improve the integrity of coal-ash impoundment sites, the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), Earthjustice, and the Hoosier Environmental Council warned today of major unresolved coal-ash dump site problems that could potentially jeopardize human life and pose a serious threat to the environment in Indiana and Virginia.


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