"Coal Ash Poses Significant Risk, EPA Report Says"

"A new EPA report says that the potentially toxic pollutants in coal ash – from mercury to arsenic - are of particular concern because they can concentrate in large amounts that are discharged to waterways or seep into groundwater.

The more than 230-page report, which comes about ten months after the massive coal ash spill at TVA’s Kingston power plant in East Tennessee, has brought accolades from the environmental community and a call for regulatory action."

Anne Paine reports for the Nashville Tennessean October 27, 2009.

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Source: Nashville Tennessean, 10/29/2009