Coal Ash: Here We Go Again

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management hosted a public meeting in January regarding the renewal of the E.C. Gaston Steam Plant National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit which included the coal ash pond and gypsum pond discharges. It was a well publicized public meeting and, in turn, had good public…

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Our Strive For Excellence

Well y’all, we’ve done it again! After over a year of editing, revising, evaluating, discussing, voting, and submitting our robust policies, procedures, and other supporting documents… followed by seven months and three cycles of reviews later… Coosa Riverkeeper has been re-accredited by the Standards for Excellence Institute for the highest standards…

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Statewide Coal Ash Website

Coosa Riverkeeper and other environmental nonprofit groups have been fighting against Alabama utilities’ plans to “cap-in-place” their coal ash ponds- a decision that puts the health and well-being of Alabamians at risk. This is certainly the case for communities located on the Coosa. The Gaston Steam located on Lay Lake…

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