Category: Flyash

Judge approves $54M fly-ash suit settlement

A Baltimore judge has approved the sweeping settlement a Constellation Energy Group subsidiary reached two months ago with Anne Arundel County residents who alleged their groundwater was tainted by coal ash — including an attorneys’ fees award of $10… more »

Dominican Rep. Seeks $80M for U.S. Dumping

WASHINGTON - The Dominican Republic is looking to Washington for help recovering at least $80 million in damages from a U.S. utility it accuses of dumping thousands of tons of coal ash on the country's beaches, sickening residents and harming the tourism… more »

Clean, powerful ... ALGAE?: Ohio researchers intend to use plant as pollution fighter, fuel source

Dave Bayless, left, explains how the Carbon Remediation Facility works to Mark Gray, AEP vice president of engineering services, at Ohio University’s Stocker Center. Mention algae and most people think of green gunk growing in ponds. But researcher… more »

PPL OK'd to reopen fly ash basin at Martins Creek: DEP permit includes changes made since August spill

After three months of downtime, PPL Corp. began the process of restarting its two coal-fired generating units at Martins Creek Tuesday when the state Department of Environmental Protection issued a permit to reopen the fly ash basin. The units, in Low… more »