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EPA list shows dangerous coal ash sites found in 10 states [USA]

Author: Renee Schoof, McClatchy Newspapers [USA], Published on: 29 June 2009

The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday released a list of 44 coal-fired power plant waste sites in 10 states with a high hazard potential... Coal combustion waste stored...in impoundment sites at power plants contains toxins... The EPA said the high-hazard rating at the 44 sites didn't mean that they were structurally weak, but rather that a failure would probably kill people nearby. [refers to Duke Energy, Progress Energy, Kentucky Utilities (part of E.ON), Louisville Gas & Electric (part of E.ON), Georgia Power (part of Southern Company), FirstEnergy]

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Related companies: Duke Energy E.ON FirstEnergy Georgia Power (part of Southern Company) Louisville Gas & Electric (part of E.ON) Progress Energy (part of Duke Energy) Southern Company