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  • Coal ash is not hazardous waste under US agency rules

    19 Dec 2014 | 8:25 pm

    In a disappointment to environmentalists, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued rules on Friday labeling coal ash, a byproduct of coal-based power production containing toxic materials such as arsenic and lead, as non-hazardous waste. The label means that states and[…]

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  • EPA decision not to classify coal ash as hazardous angers environmentalists

    19 Dec 2014 | 8:01 pm

    Watch Video | Listen to the Audio RELATED LINKS Leading coal producer agrees to pay record fine to clean polluted waters across Apalacia Giving coal country a healthy makeover North Carolina coal ash spill raises questions about enforcement of environmental[…]

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  • Coal ash is not hazardous waste under U.S. agency rules

    19 Dec 2014 | 6:02 pm

    By Jonathan Kaminsky (Reuters) - In a disappointment to environmentalists, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued rules on Friday labeling coal ash, a byproduct of coal-based power production containing toxic materials such as arsenic and lead, as non-hazardous waste. The[…]

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