Little Blue Stops Running: Largest Coal Ash Dump in the Country May Cost Owner $150 Million to Clean Up, While EPA Ordered by D.C. Circuit to Craft Disposal Rules
While the EPA was answering to the D.C. Circuit Court, another coal ash case involving the Little Blue Run coal ash disposal impoundment was wrapping up. Thanks in part to our efforts, Little Blue Run has become a poster-child for the consequences of lax regulation and the need for strong federal rules governing this area—especially the financial liability energy companies may suffer when they fail to consider environmental damage.