Case study

Monitoring coal ash pollution in Georgia

Remote Monitoring
Central Georgia, US

Ever wondered what it takes to run the largest coal plant in the U.S.? With more than 600 train cars of coal brought in each day, this plant has generated more than 16 million tons of coal ash waste that remains stored on the banks of Georgia's Lake Juliette. When managed incorrectly, coal ash can pose a major health risk to local communities and watersheds, so using Lens's high-resolution imagery and creating notes can help to document and track pollution risks from sites like this.