Coal Combustion Residue: Status of EPA's Efforts to Regulate Disposal

Rusco, Frank
October 2009
GAO Reports;10/30/2009, p1
Government Documents
The article presents a study which determines the effort of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate disposal, conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). The subject of the study was the Kingston Fossil Plant in Tennessee which released 5.4 million cubic yards of coal ash into the Emory River on December 22, 2008. The article also cites the cleanup effort of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) which costs from 933 million dollars to 1.2 billion dollars.


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