Swirls of coal ash accumulates in eddies and waters appear gray in the Dan River in Danville, Va. down stream from the Dan River Steam Station in Eden, NC, in 2014.
Swirls of coal ash accumulates in eddies and waters appear gray in the Dan River in Danville, Va. down stream from the Dan River Steam Station in Eden, NC, in 2014. MCT
Swirls of coal ash accumulates in eddies and waters appear gray in the Dan River in Danville, Va. down stream from the Dan River Steam Station in Eden, NC, in 2014. MCT

EPA rules on coal ash may disappoint environmentalists, buoy industry

December 17, 2014 1:20 PM