Enraging: EPA Proposes to Raise Legal Levels of Radioactivity in Drinking Water

Enraging: EPA Proposes to Raise Legal Levels of Radioactivity in Drinking Water

Under the new proposal, no actions to protect the public would be taken even if radioactivity in drinking water were dozens or hundreds of times higher than Safe Drinking Water Act levels. This would force the public to use contaminated water containing dangerous levels of radioactivity far beyond the current standards

Day 110: NC governor proposes new coal ash plan after spill

Day 110: NC governor proposes new coal ash plan after spill

“The governor has left plenty of room for Duke to do nothing more than empty the water out of its ash ponds and cover them with dirt,” Harrison said. “This approach is unacceptable because it would allow these toxic dumps to continue leaking and poisoning our rivers and groundwater supplies with toxic heavy metals for many years to come.”

DAY 103: EPA to Discuss River Clean Up

DAY 103: EPA to Discuss River Clean Up

For weeks I have been talking about the need for a coal ash cleanup meeting here in our area and have discussed the idea with a number of people. After attending the Town Hall Eden Coal Ash Meeting on March 31st and seeing how meeting organizers wanted to embrace the Warren County environmental justice history, I realized a meeting in our parts has been long overdue.