Bill to Protect Coal Ash Recycling Filed in U.S. Senate
bipartisan group of 10 U.S. Senators filed a bill on October 20 to create enforceable
national coal ash disposal standards while protecting coal ash recycling from
an unwarranted “hazardous waste” designation.
Read More posted by: on: Oct 21, 2011 @ 09:49
U.S. House Passes Bill to Protect Coal Ash Recycling
The U.S. House of Representatives on
October 14 passed legislation designed to protect coal ash recycling and
strengthen coal ash disposal regulations without a “hazardous waste”
designation for the material.
HR 2273 – the “Coal Residuals Reuse
and Management Act” – was approved by a bipa...
Read More posted by: on: Oct 14, 2011 @ 11:38
Five Easy Things You Can Do to Help Our White House Petition Succeed
Citizens for Recycling First has
placed a petition on a new White House website that promises a response from
the Obama Administration if we can get 5,000 signatures by October 24. You can sign the petition by clicking here: http://wh.gov/gu4
Read More posted by: on: Sep 30, 2011 @ 10:31
Support Our Coal Ash Petition on the White House Website! Sign it Today!
for Recycling First has placed a petition on a new White House website that
promises a response from the Obama Administration if we can get 5,000
signatures in 30 days. You can sign the petition by
clicking here: http://...
Read More posted by: on: Sep 24, 2011 @ 07:03
MIT Says Coal Ash Recycling Key to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Coal fly ash use has been
identified by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a key
strategy for improving life-cycle costs and reducing emissions associated with
concrete structures and paving.
In 2009, MIT established a research
group called the Concrete Sustainability...
Read More posted by: on: Sep 21, 2011 @ 03:26
Long Term Damage from Kingston Ash Spill Hard to Find
third anniversary of the Kingston coal ash spill approaches, clean-up of the
site is nearly complete and exhaustive health and environmental studies are
failing to find any lasting damage.
Read More posted by: on: Sep 19, 2011 @ 08:24
Without Recycled Coal Ash, Roads Would Cost $100 Billion More
A new economic study by the
American Road and Transportation Builders Association has found that the cost
of building roads and bridges in the United States will increase by more than
$100 billion over 20 years if coal fly ash is no longer available as an
ingredient for concrete.
Read More posted by: on: Sep 12, 2011 @ 04:53
President Admits Coal Ash Proposal Cost in Billions
coal ash a “hazardous waste” when disposed could cost the nation more than $1
billion per year, President Barack Obama said in an August 30 letter to U.S. House
of Representatives leaders. In fact, proposed coal ash regul...
Read More posted by: on: Sep 09, 2011 @ 02:47
October or November Vote for Bill Protecting Ash Recycling
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor
announced August 29 that HR 2273 – the “Coal Residuals Reuse and Management
Act” – will likely be voted on by the full House of Representatives in October
HR 2273 (read more about it
here) will protect the environment by setting up new standards ...
Read More posted by: on: Sep 02, 2011 @ 02:57
Contact Your Congressional Representative Now to Protect Coal Ash Recycling
Congress head for home during August and there is no better time to urge them
to support coal ash recycling.
of Representatives members re...
Read More posted by: on: Aug 08, 2011 @ 11:51