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Mouth of the Mississippi World's Dirtiest Coastal Ecosystem

Article: Mouth of the Mississippi World's Dirtiest Coastal Ecosystem

The world’s most imperiled coastal marine ecosystem is at the mouth of the Mississippi River, although coastal marine ecosystems are at risk worldwide as a result of human activities, new research shows.

Locations of High Hazard Coal Ash Waste Impoundments Made Public

Article: Locations of High Hazard Coal Ash Waste Impoundments Made Public

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has posted a list of 44 “high hazard potential” impoundments containing coal combustion residuals, commonly referred to as coal ash, at 26 different coal-burning electric utility facilities in 10 states.