Mountain West (CO ID MT NV UT WY)

"EPA May Finally Look at Coal Ash Regulation, Much Needed in Montana"

"When rancher Clint McRae first saw the swirling green and white ponds of arsenic, boron, mercury and lead-containing sludge 10 miles from his property, it was in a photography show at the Montana statehouse. He first thought they were abstract art, but quickly realized some were aerial photos of the ash slurry left over from burning coal at southeastern Montana’s Colstrip Steam Electric Station."

Source: High Country News, 03/19/2014
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"5,000 Rally Against Air Pollution at Utah Capitol"

"SALT LAKE CITY -- Using the momentum of a growing number of Utah residents who are dissatisfied with the unhealthy haze hanging over the Wasatch Front, clean-air advocates rallied in modern-day record fashion Saturday to ensure they are heard by Gov. Gary Herbert and state lawmakers."

Source: Ogden Standard-Examiner, 01/27/2014


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