The Little Blue Regional Action Group, formerly known as Citizens Against Coal Ash, adopted a more regionally specific label after it was recently granted 501(c)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service. The Little Blue group — which also includes West Virginia and Ohio residents affected by the existing disposal — is now recognized as a public charity permitted to accept tax-exempt contributions.
The group’s vision remains firmly planted on coal ash activity at the federal and state levels.
To that end, the group is taking aim at a U.S. Senate bill — approved by the House of Representatives earlier this month — that would prevent the federal Environmental Protection Agency from listing coal ash as a hazardous waste and accelerating its regulation.”
— Bill Utterback, Beaver County Times