• Coal Power Impacts | Union of Concerned Scientists

    When you burn charcoal in your grill at home, ash is leftover. The same is true for coal-fired power plants, which produce more than 100 million tons of coal ash every year. More than half of that waste ends up in ponds, lakes, landfills, and other sites where, over time, it can contaminate waterways and drinking water supplies.. Other water impacts include acid rock drainage from coal mines ...

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  • Coal Ash Facts provides important facts about coal ash ...

    A multibillion-dollar industry has arisen over the past 50-plus years around the use of these materials, which include fly ash, bottom ash, boiler slag, and various forms of flue gas emission control/ desulfurization materials.

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  • Removing Five Million Tons of Coal Ash | American Rivers

    Removing Five Million Tons of Coal Ash North Carolina’s Yadkin River is endangered by five million tons of Duke Energy’s coal ash sitting in unlined pits along the river’s banks. But a legal settlement in early October will help change that.

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  • Duke Energy Removes 650,000 Tons of Coal Ash from Banks of ...

    Chapel Hill, N.C.-Under a settlement negotiated by the Southern Environmental Law Center, Duke Energy has removed over 650,000 tons of coal ash from unlined, leaking pits on the Saluda River near Williamston, South Carolina.

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  • A South Georgia Community Stands Up to the Coal-Ash ...

    The landfill guys had talked first. One is a marketer and the other an environmental engineer. The PR man looks like a young Mickey Rourke, although more polished, seriously like a movie star — cowboy boots, blue jeans, white shirt open at the neck, black coat.

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  • Premium Wood Pellet Fuel 40 lb. Bag (50-Count)-278448 ...

    Wood pellet fuel is environmentally-friendly and produces very little ash or smoke, leaving you with a just clean burning fire.

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