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North Carolina Coal Ash Moratorium Lifted, Posing Threat of Toxic Exposure to Public

Toxic ash is a byproduct of burning coal used to create electricity. The North Carolina toxic exposure lawyers at HensonFuerst explain coal ash can contain many heavy metals that are harmful to humans, including arsenic, lead, and mercury. Despite the risks toxic coal ash can pose to the public, a moratorium on the use of …

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Contaminated Water Isn't the Only Concern After a Coal Ash Spill

Electricity is essential to our everyday lives in the United States. Without it, we can’t cook food, wash our clothes, have light to see, or have air conditioning in our homes. What many people may not realize though, is that getting power comes with human and environmental costs. Large portions of the plants that supply …

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