Environmentalists, Industry At Odds Over Scope Of EPA Ash Reuse Policy

May 20, 2021
EPA’s request for comment on whether to make changes to its policy on allowing beneficial reuse of coal ash in products such as wallboard is prompting competing comments, with environmentalists seeking fresh limits on reuse that consider environmental justice while industry groups urge the agency against any stricter requirements. Environmentalists, electric utilities, the coal industry and coal ash reuse groups filed comments over the course of two public input periods EPA held on its Dec. 9 notice of data availability...

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