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Coal industry pleased with coal ash label

December 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — As environmentalists decried the decision, North Dakota’s lignite coal industry welcomed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision Friday to classify coal ash as non-hazardous waste.
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Hoeven: Coal ash regulation up to states

October 25, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota coal ash, which is now sold to construction companies as a cement substitute, would become unmarketable if federal rules treat it as hazardous waste, a company executive said Tuesday.
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Groups say coal ash polluting water

August 26, 2010 in INFORUM

Environmentalists target 3 power stations in North Dakota, South Dakota

BISMARCK Coal ash waste from three power plants in North Dakota and South Dakota is polluting groundwater with arsenic, lead and other metals that could foul drinking water wells, three environmental groups asserted in a report Thursday. Continue Reading

Environmental groups: Coal ash polluting water in N.D., S.D.

August 26, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Environmental groups say coal ash from power plants in North Dakota and South Dakota is polluting nearby groundwater supplies. Continue Reading

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