LETTER: Governors support coal ash remaining regulated as solid waste

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Energy

The Western Governors' Association sent a letter on Oct. 30, 2014, to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy regarding the regulation of coal combustion residuals (CCRs). WGA pointed to its existing policy resolution (The Regulation of Coal Combustion Residuals) and cautioned, "Categorization of CCRs as hazardous waste would undercut existing and effective state regulations and result in additional and unwarranted regulations that could add costly burdens to already strained state budgets." Read, download the Letter


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