Toxic waste left behind by coal-fired power plants could endanger drinking water for years to come

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Dumps of water-soaked coal ash scattered around the state are chock-full of arsenic, boron, chromium, lead and other heavy metals. Nearly all of them are leaching pollution into lakes, rivers and groundwater near low-income communities, state records show.

via chicagotribune.com

June 14, 2021 at 06:49AM

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