environmental justice

WHAT'S NEXT FOR COAL ASH?

May 28, 2010 - Disaster has pushed Washington to call for new standards for handling waste from coal-fired power plants. It's invited citizens to weigh in, but will their voices carry above lobbyists fighting tough regulations? A special Facing South investigation by Sue Sturgis

'DUMPSITES IN DISGUISE'

May 27, 2010 - Coal ash isn't just dumped; it's increasingly being recycled into building materials and other uses. But in states like North Carolina, the failure to adequately regulate one so-called "beneficial use" of the toxic-filled waste is putting communities at risk. A special Facing South investigation by Sue Sturgis

POWER POLITICS

May 26, 2010 - After years of inaction, federal officials are mulling new regulations to confront the growing problem of coal ash. But energy companies have fought off regulation before, and they're fighting the new rules every step of the way. A special Facing South investigation by Sue Sturgis