"Illinois AG Sues Utility Company For 'Unlawful Disposal Of Coal Ash'"

"CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Vermilion County State’s Attorney Jacqueline Lacy filed a lawsuit on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, against a utility company over "the unlawful disposal of coal ash," according to a news release from the Attorney General's office.

Raoul and Lacy filed the suit against Dynegy Midwest Generation, LLC (Dynegy) "over the unlawful disposal of coal ash at the site of the former Vermilion Power Station, which led to groundwater pollution surrounding the coal power plant," the news release stated.

Raoul and Lacy also filed a motion to enter an agreed interim order that requires Dynegy to create a safety emergency response plan for the site."

KHQA had the story June 22 2021.

Source: KHQA, 06/23/2021