Saturday 17 November 2018
Researchers at Duke University who say they have developed a method to link water contamination to coal ash have taken samples near Dominion Virginia Power facilities in Fluvanna and Chesterfield counties and expect to publish the results in a scientific journal after a peer-review process is complete.…
Potomac Riverkeeper Dean Naujoks also had asked the EPA to investigate discharges from the power plant’s impoundments, which he contends occurred with little oversight from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. “Elected officials getting involved is helpful in terms of bringing credibility to the issue,” said Naujoks. “The…
Maryland regulators are targeting Possum Point because it is located only a couple hundred feet from the Virginia-Maryland border along the Potomac River. That means its waste disposal will affect both states. Members at the grassroots environmental group Potomac Riverkeeper Network filed an appeal of the Possum Point permit…