Happy Earth Day with a Positive Coal Ash Message from EPA!
Monday is Earth Day – and the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency delivered a gift to coal ash recyclers just in time: On Friday, the
Agency sent a clear signal that it is moving away from its earlier proposal to
regulate coal ash as a “hazardous waste.”
The announcement showed up on page 52 ...
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Recycling Remains Stalled – No End in Sight
It’s been more than four years since the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency announced it would develop new regulations for coal ash
disposal. The uncertainty EPA created when it said one regulatory option could
involve a “hazardous waste” designation for coal ash has brought the growth in
Read More posted by: on: Apr 17, 2013 @ 03:22
Happy America Recycles Day!
November 15 is “America Recycles Day.” So what better time
to review the positive environmental contributions that come from using coal
ash instead of throwing it away?
There are many good reasons to view coal ash as a resource,
rather than a waste. Recycling it conserves natural resources and...
Read More posted by: on: Nov 15, 2012 @ 03:25
EPA Admits: No End in Sight for Developing Coal Ash Regulations
If there was ever any doubt that Congress should act now to
create coal ash disposal regulations, a recent court filing spells out the
truth: Four years after the highly publicized failure of a disposal
impoundment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is nowhere near
completing regulations ...
Read More posted by: on: Nov 01, 2012 @ 03:32
What’s in Coal Ash? The Same Stuff as Dirt…
Anti-coal environmental groups love to rave about
“toxin-laden” coal ash, but have you noticed they never explain what that
means? That’s because the “toxins” in coal ash are the same ones in your
backyard soil – and in similar concentrations.
The American Coal Ash Association recently publish...
Read More posted by: on: Aug 20, 2012 @ 11:25
New U.S. Senate Bill Protects Environment and Coal Ash Recycling
As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s effort to establish
coal ash disposal regulations nears the end of its fourth year with no
conclusion in sight, U.S. Senators are acting to create meaningful regulations
that can take effect now while simultaneously protecting coal ash recycling.
Read More posted by: on: Aug 18, 2012 @ 10:41
ACT NOW to Support Coal Ash Provisions in Transportation Bill!
A new online tool has been created at www.RegulateCoalAshRight.com to
help people contact their Congressional representatives in support of
legislation that would prevent a “hazardous waste” designation for coal ash.
Lawmakers from both the House and Senate are now working to
craft a fin...
Read More posted by: on: May 23, 2012 @ 08:19
Anti-Coal Groups Trying to Avoid Blame for Hurting Recycling
mounting evidence that their push for a “hazardous waste” designation for coal
ash is harming environmentally beneficial recycling activities, anti-coal
groups are falling back on an old strategy: Accuse “industry” of “misleading”
Read More posted by: on: Feb 07, 2012 @ 11:33
Coal Ash Recycling Declining Amid Regulatory Controversy
recycling rates stalled after eight years of dramatic growth when the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency began reconsidering a “hazardous waste”
designation for ash that is disposed. Now, as EPA’s activities drag on,
recycling rates have ...
Read More posted by: on: Jan 27, 2012 @ 03:44
White House Petition Drive Reaches Goal!
Citizens for Recycling First has succeeded
in gathering 5,000 signatures for its petition on a new White House website
that promises a response from the Obama Administration.
A total of 5,133 signatures were
gathered by the October 24 deadline. According to the White House website, the
Read More posted by: on: Oct 25, 2011 @ 02:20