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USEPA Relaxes Black Coal Plant Water Waste Rules

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WASHINGTON DC, United States

The Trump administration has confirmed that it is scaling back regulations introduced under President Obama that were designed to limit the levels of toxic materials in coal plants’ water waste.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) said it’s relaxing rules about the disposal of coal ash (a fine powder and sludge) and contaminated water produced by coal-burning power plants.