The Environmental Protection Agency confirmed 18 new coal ash groundwater contamination sites, according to an August 8 report by Earthjustice and the Environmental Integrity Project. The cases have high concentrations of pollutants that cause public health concerns; the sites are located in IN, MI, MT, NC, NV, NY, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA WI, and WV. The total number of sites identified has risen to 38.