"James River Association To Challenge Dominion Coal Ash Permit"

"RICHMOND, Va. — The James River Association says they will challenge a permit issued by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to Dominion Virginia Power last month, which will allow the discharge of 350 million gallons of coal ash pond water into the James River.

On behalf of the James River Association, Southern Environmental Law Center has filed a notice with DEQ and Dominion to appeal the permit. This notice of appeal is required prior to filing the actual appeal of the permit with a state court judge in Richmond.

Under the January agreement, Dominion will drain water from coal ash ponds at Bremo Bluff Power Station in Fluvanna county into the James River."

Vernon Freeman Jr. reports for WTVR February 10, 2016.

Source: WTVR, 02/11/2016