SC Utility Sued Over Arsenic Pollution From Coal Plant

Law360, New York (April 29, 2013, 7:02 PM EDT) -- An environmental group upset about alleged arsenic pollution from a recently shuttered coal-fired power plant lodged a Clean Water Act suit against the South Carolina Public Service Authority in federal court Monday, contending that carcinogenic waste stored at the site is seeping into local waters.

Winyah Rivers Foundation Inc. claims that the public power utility, which is also known as Santee Cooper, inadequately constructed coal ash storage areas at the Grainger Generating Station, contaminating the nearby Waccamaw River as well as groundwater that flows into adjacent...
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