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.

Map of known coal ash storage in Georgia, December 2018. Please send additions or corrections to [email protected]

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