Plagued by the worst drought in its recent history, California has turned into a veritable dust bowl. With no water to fight the dust, farmers are turning to bold alternatives.
In December 2008, a disastrous coal ash spill flooded Roane County, Tennessee in up to six feet of slurry — years later, the federal government is citing the spill in its effort to control how coal-fired plants store and dispose of their ash.
Partisan ire heats up amidst the passing of the Clean Power Plan. Innovative technologies have the power to bridge this gap.
Drought is plaguing the San Joaquin Valley and has caused significant dust problems. As water is in short supply, farmers have recently received the go-ahead to use non-water methods to control dust.
Plans to expand a nearby gravel mine are causing controversy for residents of Draper, Utah, as many are worried about the effects of possible dust pollution. Midwest offers products and services that could help.