EPA Moves To Expand Reach Of Coal Ash Rules But Faces Uncertain Path

May 17, 2023
EPA has proposed first-time rules aiming to regulate two categories of coal ash disposal sites that were exempted from its 2015 coal combustion residuals (CCR) rule, though the measures face an uncertain path as the agency is seeking comment on a range of critical and complex issues that could determine which sites are ultimately subject to regulation. Environmentalists, who pushed hard for the agency to regulate so-called legacy impoundments and legacy landfills, are already voicing skepticism over the agency’s proposal,...

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