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A Look at New Ways to Recycle Coal Ash

Researchers at one North Carolina university are exploring ways to make viable products from recycled coal ash.

Researchers at North Carolina’s A&T University have teamed up with a local artist to create viable products from recycled coal ash—think things like building materials or soundproff barriers.

Researchers state coal ash is reported to be safe, fire resistant and strong. And the research community at the university is working with others in the community to make people more aware of the benefits of recycling and reusing coal ash.  

WFMY News 2 has more:

Engineers at N.C. A&T are hard at work coming up with various practical uses for coal ash...and it's some pretty cool stuff.

Check out the full report here.

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