What is Coal Ash Illinois Ranks First Illinois Coal Ash Bill Back What Is Coal Ash? Coal ash is our country’s second largest waste stream. It is a byproduct of coal combustion and contains high levels of harmful heavy metals such as arsenic, lead and selenium. As technology has allowed power plants to capture more […]
At every coal plant tested in Illinois, the ash contaminants are found in the groundwater. Every single one. Tell the Illinois Pollution Control Board you want them to pass the strongest rules possible to protect Illinois’ environment and communities by signing this petition by Prairie Rivers Network.
Clean Up Toxic Coal Ash The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing the first-ever national rules to ensure the safe […]