Letters to the Editor

November 4, 2012

Plant's coal ash needs to be moved

It’s hard to believe now but years ago two large pits were dug in wetlands next to the Waccamaw River in Conway. These pits were used to dispose of coal ash waste from Santee Cooper’s Grainger generating plant, and today they hold 650,000 tons of coal ash waste containing, among other pollutants, the toxin arsenic.

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