Community speaks out on fate of coal ash ponds at Possum Point | News | insidenova.com

The Potomac Riverkeeper Network is opposed to an on-site landfill for coal ash currently stored at Possum Point Power Station near Dumfries, said Potomac Riverkeeper Dean Naujoks. The coal ash pond is near residential neighborhoods and waterways, including the Potomac River, and would not be suitable for a landfill, Naujoks said. A byproduct of burning …

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Dominion releases water quality tests at coal ash site in Prince William | news/prince_william | insidenova.com

Dominion Energy says its latest tests still show that the coal ash stored at the Possum Point power station outside Dumfries isn’t affecting the area’s drinking water, but environmentalists remain perturbed by the company’s findings. The utility company released new data March 2 from a variety of groundwater monitoring wells on the power station’s property, as it …

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Governor’s bill would require Possum Point coal ash to be recycled or hauled away | News | princewilliamtimes.com

If the coal-ash cleanup bill Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday becomes law, the 4 million tons of toxic coal ash sitting outside Dominion Energy’s Possum Point power plant in Dumfries will be recycled or hauled away to a modern landfill. That’s according to Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy, D-2nd, who is a patron of the …

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Report details the cost of recycling coal ash in Virginia | Virginia news | pilotonline.com

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Energy said in a long-awaited report on Wednesday that it would cost billions of dollars to recycle Virginia’s toxic coal ash or move it to lined landfills, an endeavor that customers would pay for over several years. Environmental groups and some lawmakers said the cost would be well worth the …

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