"Effects of Coal Ash Contamination Go Beyond Health Risks"

"While the health effects of coal-ash disposal get most attention, a long list of other negative effects are overlooked. They include crushing financial burdens for people, companies, and governments; deepening mistrust of government; years of litigation; depressed property values; and more. These costs outweigh the costs of regulation, cleanup, and mitigation."

Source: Iowa Independent, 11/13/2009


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