The solution is to demand that coal ash be excavated from the ponds, and stored in dry, lined, landfills away from our rivers, wetlands, lakes, and other aquifer recharge zones.
Georgia has a coal ash problem. Millions of tons of toxic coal ash are stored in unlined pits around the state. Millions more tons have been shipped in to lined landfills in Georgia. This waste left over from burning coal contains toxins like arsenic, mercury, lead and chromium.
And toxic coal ash pollutes our water and threatens our health. Ask your legislators to require safe clean up of the toxic coal ash pits. CLICK HERE to take action!
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