No Big Issues Found In Probe Of Coal Ash Sites: EPA

Law360, New York (September 8, 2009, 4:21 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made public a sweeping array of survey responses from electric utilities regarding hundreds of potentially hazardous coal ash impoundments across the U.S., saying no immediate cause for concern has come to light in the investigation following a Tennessee dam burst in December 2008.

The agency on Tuesday published the self-reported results from the utilities outlining the size and conditions of 584 coal ash storage units at 219 different facilities, largely concentrated in the Midwest, Appalachia, the Intermountain West and the...
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