Prairie Rivers Network http://wuis.org en Environmental Groups Call For Controls For Coal Ash http://wuis.org/post/environmental-groups-call-controls-coal-ash <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>There are 90 aging coal-ash pits in Illinois — piles of slag left behind when coal is burned for energy. Now coal-ash residue is starting to show up in the water supply. Environmental groups are asking for tougher state regulations.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Sierra Club of Illinois and the Prairie Rivers Network are among a number of environmental groups lobbying the state to hold energy suppliers accountable for coal-ash pollution.</span></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 01:16:33 +0000 Hannah Meisel 20118 at http://wuis.org Environmental Groups Call For Controls For Coal Ash