Anita Desikan is a research analyst for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists.
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Saturday, February 08, 2020
The EPA's New Shameful Tactic: Avoid People Poisoned by Coal Ash
Imagine you live next to a coal-fired power plant. Near the power plant, you may have seen heavy machinery dumping loads of greyish substance into an open pit or a pond. You learn that the greyish stuff is called coal ash, a substance that’s chockful of toxic heavy metals such as arsenic, lead, and...