News | April 29, 2013

SELC Files Federal Clean Water Act Suit Against Santee Cooper for Coal Ash Pollution

SELC and Waccamaw Riverkeeper have filed suit under the United States Clean Water Act against Santee Cooper for its illegal water pollution from coal ash at its Grainger facility in Conway, South Carolina. For decades, arsenic and other harmful substances from coal ash have polluted groundwater and the Waccamaw River, in violation of Santee Cooper’s water pollution elimination permit. For more details, read the press release.