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Ash Pond News: June 2022

Posted on July 07, 2022

The following is a collection of ash pond news from June 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 examining more than 160 coal ash ponds across 26 states for closure. The USEPA is reviewing these ponds for potential contact with groundwater and a list of the sites.
  • The former We Energies power plant in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin has been contracted for purchase by real estate company, Dermody. Dermody is planning to redevelop the Site with a $226 million industrial park and 2.2 million square feet of buildings.
  • In Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the Black Warrior Riverkeeper has filed a notice of intent to sue Warrior Met Coal and MRC-FG, LLC in federal court for their claim of violations to the Clean Water Act. Black Warrior Riverkeeper claims that wastewater seepage from
  • Houston dredging company has been ordered Thursday, June 16, 2022, to pay a $1 million fine for an oil spill that occurred when a subcontractor cut through a pipeline during Louisiana barrier island restoration work in 2016.