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Ash Pond News: August 2022

Posted on September 12, 2022

The following is a collection of ash pond news from August 2022. Our intent is to provide you with important news pieces to help inform your business decisions and keep you up to date about the coal and ash pond industry.

This downloadable newsletter provides resources and explanations of ash pond news concerning a number of topics, including:

  • The USEPA is facing a lawsuit for exempting almost 300 landfills in 38 states from complying with federal health and environmental regulations.
  • The shutdown of NRG Energy’s Indian River Power Plant, Delaware’s only remaining coal-fired power plant has been delayed while electrical grid updates are made.
  • Talen Energy is seeking approval to place over 44,000 solar panels across nine company-owned properties in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
  • In 2014, the Greenidge Generation Power Plant in Dresden, New York was bought by Atlas Holdings, which established a subsidiary called Greenidge Generation Holdings to run the plant and bitcoin mining.