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EPA Proposes Changes To Gypsum Source

Richard Gupton Senior Vice President, Public Policy & Counsel at Ag Retailers Association explains the EPA-proposed revisions to regulations of coal ash that could impact ag retailers, their farmer customers and the availability of gypsum in the latest AgPro Podcast.
ARA is encouraging retailers to submit comments by the Oct. 15 deadline.
The proposed changes to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) are related to the disposal of coal combustion residuals (also referred to as coal ash.)
Coal ash is a source of Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) gypsum. This gypsum is used as a fertilizer and a soil amendment to provide calcium and sulfur.
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