Coal ash disposal presents health problems: report

COAL ash is one of Australia’s biggest waste problems, accounting for nearly one-fifth of the entire nation’s waste stream, a report by Environmental Justice Australia claims.

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It said coal ash was toxic and, if not strictly disposed of, could contaminate air, soil and water and lead to serious health and environmental impacts.

 

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