News & Events

Ash Pond Newsletter: September 2021

Posted on October 15, 2021

The following is a collection of ash pond news from September 2021. 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:

  • A new law in Illinois, the “Climate and Equitable Jobs Act,” seeks to aid workers and communities affected by the move to cleaner energy.
  • A methane blowout from a failing natural gas storage well in San Fernando Valley, California in 2015 is considered the largest methane leak in U.S. history.
  • Richmond Power and Light of Indiana must comply with 2015 EPA regulations for the safe disposal of coal combustion residuals due to its proximity to groundwater.
  • Easton, Massachusetts has filed a lawsuit alleging per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination in the town’s groundwater from chemical manufacturers.