News: Environmental groups sue Rocky Mountain Power over coal ash disposal

Amy Joi O’Donoghue
The Deseret News
March 22, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY — A coalition of environmental groups launched a lawsuit against PacifiCorp over coal ash disposal practices at Rocky Mountain Power’s Huntington power plant, asserting liquid and solid wastes are contaminating surface water and groundwater.

The suit filed in U.S. District Court for Utah asks that PacifiCorp be forced to prevent further contamination of Huntington Creek and surrounding areas by capping the waste, preventing groundwater from reaching Huntington Creek and restoring the stream to its natural state.

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