Coal-ash management by U.S. electric utilities: Overview and recent developments
Utilities Policy, 2015, vol. 34, issue C, 30-33
This article briefly presents the historical and potential costs of coal-ash dam failure and disposal site leakage in the U.S. Highlights of the Environmental Protection Agency's 2014 final rule relating to regulation of coal ash as solid waste under Subtitle D of the Resource and Recovery Act, as well as current uncertainties relating to the cost of implementation and compliance by electric utilities, are discussed.
Keywords: Coal ash; Coal combustion residuals; Coal-ash management; U.S. environmental protection agency (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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