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Ash Pond Newsletter: April 2022

Posted on May 05, 2022

The following is a collection of ash pond news from April 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:

  • Citing economic reasons, Georgia Power is planning to close nine coal-burning units and three oil-burning units by 2028, and the remaining two units by 2035.
  • In Arizona, the governor has signed a law which makes the State of Arizona, not the federal government, responsible for implementing programs regarding disposal of toxic ash from coal power plants.
  • The renewed efforts for regulatory enforcement of coal ash impoundments should give insurance companies new cause to review coverage policies.
  • See last page of this newsletter for Earth Day news pieces!