The state’s largest electric public utility would have to monitor groundwater near toxic coal ash ponds for five decades under a revived proposal that... House panel passes bill requiring coal ash monitoring

The state’s largest electric public utility would have to monitor groundwater near toxic coal ash ponds for five decades under a revived proposal that cleared a Georgia House committee Tuesday. And while the GOP bill has largely found support at the statehouse, environmentalists and residents living near the coal ash ponds have urged lawmakers to take additional steps to keep contaminants from the byproduct of coal-fired energy production from spreading underground.

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