Big Coal Put Toxic Coal Ash in Unlined Dirt Ponds—Now a Hurricane is Headi ng Directly Toward Them


Democracy Now!

Published on Sep 13, 2018

https://democracynow.org – As the East Coast prepares for Hurricane Florence to make landfall, fear is growing that the storm could result in catastrophic waste spills. Twenty-four toxic coal ash containment ponds in the path of the storm are at risk of flooding in the extreme rainfall. We are joined by Will Hendrick, staff attorney with the Waterkeeper Alliance, Frank Holleman, senior attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center, and Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org.

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