Coal Ash

Coal ash is the waste left over from burning coal.  It contains toxic metals and cancer-causing chemicals.  It can be stored in ponds near coal plants or in your local landfill.

Use the map tabs below to find coal ash ponds in your district, county, or river basin, or CLICK HERE to open the map in a new window

If you would like to contact a representative of the Georgia Water Coalition with questions about coal ash, contact:

Jennette Gayer, Environment Georgia, 404-370-1764