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When asked why the county doesn’t test the lake’s sediment, Rusty Rozzelle, Mecklenburg County’s water- and land-resources director, said, “We had considered it many years ago but haven’t sampled it, I think, because…” He paused, then continued: “What will we do if we find something? I think everyone suspects the sediment is contaminated.”
World Water Day spotlights coal ash contamination in local ponds, rivers — Rhiannon Fionn, Creative Loafing (Charlotte)

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