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Ash Pond Newsletter: March 2022

Posted on April 05, 2022

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

  • In Indiana, utility AES, formerly Indianapolis Power and Light, announced plans to retire all coal operations by 2025.
  • New Jersey has a goal to decarbonize by 2050, and Exelon Corporation’s Atlantic City Electric Utility will shutter their Logan and Chambers plants in Swedesboro and Carney’s Point, respectively, by the end of May 2022.
  • Near the University of North Carolina, in Chapel Hill, the town council has approved a development plan for an area known to be filled with coal ash. The town is specifically interested in adding low-income housing and municipal offices on this property.
  • Five years following a 2017 federal decision to rescind safety rules regarding chemical plants, government investigators are telling Texas lawmakers that the lack of federal regulation is increasing the risk of chemical disasters in the face of climate change.