Enviros Demand SC Agency To Review Coal Ash Site Permit

Law360, New York (September 18, 2012, 8:46 PM EDT) -- Environmental groups on Tuesday sued the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on claims that it has not required the state’s electric and water utility to renew a storage permit for a coal-fired plant the groups say is polluting the Waccamaw River.

The Waccamaw Riverkeeper and Southern Alliance for Clean Energy claim Santee Cooper’s most recent permit for a pool used to store coal ash expired six years ago and has been using outdated technology that is polluting the river in Conway with arsenic,...
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