EPA Ash Rule Draws Competing Attacks From Environmentalists, Industry

October 2, 2019
Environmentalists and industry groups are waging competing attacks on EPA’s plan to rework provisions in its coal ash rule governing disposal of the waste, complicating the agency’s path forward as it wrestles with industry’s claim that the proposal will hurt ash ruse and environmentalists’ claim the plan will harm the environment. “It’s like we’re reading two entirely different rules,” John Ward, a spokesman for the American Coal Ash Association (ACAA) that represents the ash reuse sector, said about the competing...

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