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Little Blue Run

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State Orders Ash Waste Dump Shut Down

Little Blue is a two-square mile lagoon containing untold tons of coal combustion waste, and folks who live nearby say it’s made their lives a misery.

04/03/2014

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DEP Cites Deficiencies In FirstEnergy’s Plan To Clean Up Little Blue Run

From the air it might look like an inviting lake, but Little Blue Run is filled with fly ash and calcium sulfate trapped at FirstEnergy’s Bruce Manfield Plant seven miles away.

10/17/2013

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Beaver County Residents Concerned Over Well Water Contamination

More than a hundred concerned citizens packed the Hookstown fire hall in Beaver County to hear plans by First Energy to close a coal waste disposal site.

08/15/2013

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Fayette County Town To Fight Barging Of Coal Waste

Some call it fly ash, the power industry calls it scrubber waste, captured in the combustion of coal in coal-fired power plants like Bruce Mansfield in Shippingport, Beaver County.

01/25/2013

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Environmental Groups To Sue Over ‘Little Blue’

Today, environmentalists put the First Energy Corporation on notice they will be suing them, saying Little Blue Run is leaking toxic chemicals into the stream and groundwater of neighboring communities.

05/30/2012