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Dominion Arsenic Discharge Violates CWA (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says Dominion Virginia Power has violated the Clean Water Act by storing ash from burnt coal in piles and lagoons on its Chesapeake Energy Center site, allowing arsenic to leach into groundwater and surrounding surface waters; however, the court rejects plaintiff Sierra Club’s alternative theory of liability, that Dominion is ...