Monday 27 May 2019
Two groups that had challenged Dominion Virginia Power’s plans to drain coal ash lagoons into Chesapeake Bay tributaries announced Wednesday that they have withdrawn their legal appeals after the utility pledged to upgrade its treatment of the wastewater at two of its plants. But the state of Maryland…
Maryland will keep fighting Dominion Virginia Power’s plan to release coal-ash water into a Potomac River tributary, despite modifications that resulted in Prince William County dropping its objections. “At this point, we are continuing our review of the contested permit,” Ben Grumbles, Maryland’s secretary of the environment,…
Today, on behalf of Potomac Riverkeeper Network, the Southern Environmental Law Center filed an appeal of the permit issued by Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to Dominion that would allow the company to pollute Quantico Creek and the Potomac River with more than 150 million gallons…
Published in Coal Ash