Deaths-head Jester

[The Project]
[The ApocaDocs]
[Equal Share]
The Six Scenarios:
[Species Collapse]
[Infectious Disease]
[Climate Chaos]
[Resource Depletion]
[Biology Breach]


It's weekly, funny, and free!


More than 5,600 stories!

A great gift
for crisis deniers!

The ApocaDocs have a Book!
Humoring the Horror of the
Converging Emergencies
94 color pages
$24.99 now $15!
Or read FREE online!


Ping this story
in social media:

Posted Mon Dec 20 2010: from Knoxville News Sentinel:
Rules for coal ash unclear: Enforcement will depend on whether EPA classifies waste as hazardous
Two years after the disastrous coal ash spill in Kingston, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is on the verge of enacting the first federal standards for the disposal of ash from coal-fired power plants. But after eight public hearings on the proposed regulations, the last of which was in Knoxville in October, and more than 200,000 comments from interested parties across the country, one key question remains unanswered: Will coal ash be treated as a hazardous waste under the new federal rules? Environmental activists who have been urging the EPA to regulate coal ash as a hazardous waste say they have been unable to glean any insight into which direction the new rules might take. The EPA itself has offered no clues about its intentions or even when the new rules might be finalized.
[Read more stories about: coal issues, contamination]

No reader quips yet -- be the first!

Got a PaniQuip?

Your Quip (limit 140 characters, no links, just wit):

First name:

The text shown in the Web image to the right:

We reserve the right to reuse, remove, or refuse any entry.

'Doc Michael says:
It's hazardous [to] waste [time].

More stories:
  • Campaigners target sandblasted jeans on health grounds
  • EPA's rule enforcement on pollution has dropped
  • (Rules for coal ash unclear: Enforcement will depend on whether EPA classifies waste as hazardous)
  • Newsmaker of the year: In the eye of the storm
  • Med Schools Flunk at Keeping Faculty Off Pharma Speaking Circuit

  • Want to explore more?
    Try the PaniCloud!
    Copyright 2010 The