NEWS: Utah’s Coal-ash Pollution: A Toxic Example of a National Problem

Daria Bachmann
The Relevator
April 15, 2019

The three smokestacks of PacifiCorp’s coal-fired Hunter Power Plant loom in the skies on a 1,000-acre site just south of Castle Dale, Utah. Commissioned in 1978, the Hunter plant burns millions of tons of coal a year and generates more than 1,500 megawatts of electricity for use in nearby communities. But it also generates something else: greenhouse gases and toxic pollutants, including coal ash.

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