Coal plant accident spews coal ash into North Carolina river

Just last month, Duke Energy insisted there was no reason to clean up its coal-ash piles. Oops. Coal plant accident spews coal ash into North Carolina river

12 Days After West Virginia Chemical Spill, Company Admits To Another Chemical

Yep, you read that right. Almost two weeks after a storage tank was discovered to be leaking 7,500 gallons of the coal-washing chemical Crude MCHM into the Elk River/water supply for nine counties in West Virginia, company officials finally disclosed yesterday that 300 gallons of another chemical, 12 Days After West Virginia Chemical Spill, Company […]

Former West Virginia Miner: We’ve Been Dumping Those Chemicals In The Water For Decades

There’s a reason why Joe Stanley doesn’t drink the water. Former West Virginia Miner: We’ve Been Dumping Those Chemicals In The Water For Decades

‘Rivers On Rolaids’: How Acid Rain Is Changing Waterways : NPR

The chemistry of dozens of streams and rivers across the U.S. is changing. Waters are becoming more alkaline — the opposite of acidic. And the reason is counterintuitive — researchers believe that acid rain is to blame. ‘Rivers On Rolaids’: How Acid Rain Is Changing Waterways : NPR