Worth reading: Georgia Recorder’s coal ash coverage

Above: Georgia Power’s Plant Schrer, Monroe County By Jonathan Grant @Brambleman This is a post written mainly by others, the folks at Georgia Recorder, an independent non-profit news organization of recent vintage. The people there have been doing a great job. If you’re not familiar with the Recorder, take a moment to learn more by clicking the online publication’s link. (BTW former AJC columnist Jay Bookman now makes his opinionated home there.) *** Coal ash–the toxic residue of our energy usage–is a significant public health issue for Georgia, due to our major utility’s historical reliance of coal-fired plants to produce electricity. The ash, stored onsite at power plants in ponds, often leaches into water supplies, with serious health consequences–not just for nearby…

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