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Coal-Ash Issues to Cost Duke $102M

WASHINGTON—Three subsidiaries of the nation's largest power company will pay $102 million in fines and environmental projects after pleading guilty to federal crimes in connection with a mas...

EPA Deems Coal Ash Non-Hazardous

In a decision widely viewed as a victory for the coal industry, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has unveiled a final rule that classifies coal combustion residuals (CCRs) as solid—n...

Coal Ash Rule Goes to the Wire

Four and a half years after it was proposed and one year after a federal judge demanded a decision, a rule to determine the disposal fate of coal waste has—theoretically—reached its last sto...

From Waste, a Hot New Coating

While the U.S. awaits a federal decision on the safety of coal ash, Mexican researchers have found a new use for the industrial waste: high-temperature coatings.

PA Orders Vast Impoundment Closed

The largest coal ash impoundment in the United States is officially on borrowed time.

EPA Green-Lights 2 CCR Uses

Abruptly breaking years of silence, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has newly affirmed as “beneficial” the two largest reuses of encapsulated coal ash: in concrete and in wallboard.

Concrete Maker Blamed in Ash Engulfment

Federal safety authorities are holding a major Midwestern ready mix producer responsible for the death of a plant operator who was buried in a storage silo full of fly ash.

Judge Orders EPA to Act on Coal Ash

After years without action, a federal judge has dropped the hammer on the Environmental Protection Agency to make up its mind on regulating coal waste.

When in Concrete, Doing as Romans Did

The structure of ancient Rome’s concrete marvels is revealing clues to make its modern successors more durable and sustainable, researchers have found.


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