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With Billions at Stake, Utilities Fight to Charge Coal-Ash Costs

First, states across the U.S. ordered utilities to clean up ponds full of toxic coal waste. Now, they’re balking at how much companies want to charge for the work. Officials from Virginia to North Carolina to South Carolina are pushing …

Power Company Disputes Study Linking Plants to 3,200 Deaths

American Electric Power is disputing a new study that claims pollution from its 26 coal-fired power plants caused up to 3,200 deaths last year. The analysis was done for the New York-based Natural Resources Defense Council. It also estimated that …