EPA has announced that it will convene seven public hearings on the agency’s proposal to regulate the disposal and management of coal ash from coal-fired power plants. Each hearing will begin at 10 a.m. and last until at least 9 p.m. The hearings will be held August 30 in Arlington, Virginia; September 2 in Denver, Colorado; September 8 in Dallas, Texas; September 14 in Charlotte, North Carolina; September 16 in Chicago, Illinois; September 21 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and September 28 in Louisville, Kentucky. See EPA Press Release, August 19, 2010.