Make your voice heard! Other than responding to groundwater violations, there is no legislation or rules that require Dynegy to clean up its toxic ash.
WHAT IS COAL ASH ILLINOIS RANKS FIRST PROTECT ILLINOIS Protect Illinois from Coal Ash Pollution Every year an additional 140 million tons of coal ash are generated by coal-burning power plants – enough to fill a train stretching from the North Pole to the South Pole. Illinois is responsible for more than 4.4 million tons, […]
WHAT IS COAL ASH ILLINOIS RANKS FIRST PROTECT ILLINOIS Illinois Has More Coal Ash Disposal Sites than Any Other State Illinois generates more than 4.4 million tons of coal ash EVERY YEAR, and imports coal ash (or coal combustion waste) from six or more other states. Illinois ranks first in the nation with respect to the total […]
Send a letter to Governor Bruce Rauner, the Director of the Illinois EPA, and the Illinois Pollution Control Board. Tell them to adopt strong rules that require meaningful evaluation of alternatives; provide for public involvement; and ensure corporations pay for the cleanup of their toxic waste.