Power Company AES Settles Claims That It Killed or Deformed Babies With Dumped Coal Ash

  • Parents in Caribbean country blame birth defects on dumped ash
  • Ash was generated by AES's coal-fired Puerto Rico power plant

AES Corp. settled a lawsuit accusing the power-generating company of allowing one of its units to dump coal ash on beaches in the Dominican Republic, which allegedly caused a spate of birth defects in children.

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