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Toxic Ponds Near These U.S. Power Plants Are Leaking

CASTLE DALE, UT - JUNE 3: The Hunter Power plant operated by PacifiCorp produces electricity on June 3, 2016 outside Castle Dale, Utah. The EPA announced new restrictions on the Huntington and Hunter coal fired power plants in Utah to help reduce pollution and haze at several National Parks in the area. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images
CASTLE DALE, UT - JUNE 3: The Hunter Power plant operated by PacifiCorp produces electricity on June 3, 2016 outside Castle Dale, Utah. The EPA announced new restrictions on the Huntington and Hunter coal fired power plants in Utah to help reduce pollution and haze at several National Parks in the area. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images

Researchers have found heavy metals leaking from unlined coal ash ponds near 21 power plants in five US states: Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Virginia, and North...




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