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Fact Sheet on Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals from Electric Utilities; Legacy CCR Surface Impoundments

This fact sheet describes how EPA is seeking comments and data on inactive surface impoundments at inactive electric utilities, referred to as "legacy CCR surface impoundments" or "legacy units", to assist in the development of future regulations for these coal combustion residuals (CCR) units.

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