Riverkeeper http://wfae.org en Riverkeeper: Coal Ash Pollution Isn't Regulated When It Comes To Seepage http://wfae.org/post/riverkeeper-coal-ash-pollution-isnt-regulated-when-it-comes-seepage <p>The Catawba Riverkeeper has identified a handful of places where water from Duke Energy’s coal ash ponds are seeping into Mountain Island Lake and Lake Wylie.&nbsp;</p><p>Catawba Riverkeeper Rick Gaskins has found four leaks, or what are called seepages, into the two lakes that provide drinking water to the Charlotte area.&nbsp; The seepages bubble up from the ground.&nbsp;</p><p>“The ones that are the easiest to spot have generally an orange-ish color to them,” says Gaskins.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 10 Nov 2012 21:05:00 +0000 Lisa Miller 15574 at http://wfae.org