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Support Our Coal Ash Petition on the White House Website! Sign it Today!
            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 in 30 days. You can sign the petition by clicking here: http://...
Read More posted by: on: Sep 24, 2011 @ 09:03
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 @ 05:26
Long Term Damage from Kingston Ash Spill Hard to Find
            As the 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 @ 10:24
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 @ 06:53
President Admits Coal Ash Proposal Cost in Billions
            Labeling 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 @ 04:47
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 or November. HR 2273 (read more about it here) will protect the environment by setting up new standards ...
Read More posted by: on: Sep 02, 2011 @ 04:57
Contact Your Congressional Representative Now to Protect Coal Ash Recycling
            Members of Congress head for home during August and there is no better time to urge them to support coal ash recycling.             When House of Representatives members re...
Read More posted by: on: Aug 08, 2011 @ 01:51
Bloomberg Gives $50 Million to Group Pushing ‘Hazardous’ Designation for Coal Ash
            A Sierra Club program that lobbies for a “hazardous waste” designation for coal ash is getting a $50 million boost to its budget courtesy of a personal contribution by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The contribution wi...
Read More posted by: on: Jul 28, 2011 @ 03:48
More Congressional Bills Address Threat to Coal Ash Recycling
            The U.S. House of Representatives is attempting to protect coal ash recycling from an unwarranted “hazardous waste” designation in more than one way. At least three bills currently moving through the House include coal ash as ...
Read More posted by: on: Jul 27, 2011 @ 01:32
Judge Says No Damage at Golf Course that Used Coal Ash
A Virginia judge dismissed a key portion of a $1 billion lawsuit brought by homeowners who claimed they had been harmed by coal ash used in constructing the Battlefield Golf Club in Centerville, Virginia. The judge concluded that the homeowners failed to show that metals from the coal ash had con...
Read More posted by: on: Jul 26, 2011 @ 02:48