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Breaking: 8,000,000 tons of COAL Ash to dump on Lee

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Just recieved this from Therese Vick of BREDL.org , who has been working hard going through stacks of applications ,permits, etc ... to find out the real truth about all this proposed Charah Duke reclaimation / "Coal ash Dump" ...

Charah is saying one two or three million tons , even after the Herald stated 8 million. This is what they are asking for:

This is a facility plan to reclaim the Colon Mine Site located in Lee County, North Carolina with coal combustion products (CCP) structural fill. The mine, once complete, will be reclaimed by encapsulating CCPs in a lined containment in order to re-establish the mine contours to a useful design. Construction of the structural fill will begin once the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) approves this permit application. Construction of the composite base liner system is anticipated to be completed in two phases.

The Owner anticipates placing approximately 1,600,000 tons of CCPs a year in the 7.1 million cubic yard (cy) structural fill; therefore, placement will last approximately 5 to 5.5 years.

CCPs may come from power generation facilities located in North Carolina and South Carolina.

More to come ... as we know more ...  

Indyweekly  says 12 million tons


The Charah application is in house at DEMLR- and they are in the process of getting that new information, including maps and drawings, uploaded to the website asap. 


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Reply Reta Perri
12:40 AM on August 17, 2016 
Thought-provoking post . I loved the details , Does anyone know if my assistant could possibly get a template Residential Real Estate Lease form to complete ?
Reply Terica
4:11 PM on November 26, 2014 
So proud to be a member of EnvironmentaLEE and BREDL.org