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House Subcommittee Advances Coal Ash Bill

The House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy voted June 6 to advance a new version of the Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013, which sets up a state-run program to regulate coal ash, a common byproduct of coal-based power plants.  The Act also prevents the Environmental Protection Agency from classifying coal ash as a hazardous waste and subjecting it for the first...