EPA’s CCR Settlement Highlights Enforcement Push As Legal Battles Rage

February 8, 2024
Highlighting the effects of EPA’s coal ash enforcement push, the agency is settling claims against a New York power plant that would require the facility to assess groundwater contamination from an on-site impoundment, the first such settlement at one of a host of plants over which utilities are challenging EPA’s proposed decisions denying requests to continue receiving waste. EPA on Feb. 6 announced a settlement agreement with Greenridge Generation LLC, an electrical generating plant in Dresden, NY, based on findings...

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