Hurricane Maria wore out and cracked Ash mountain in Guayama

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Jason Rodríguez y Omar Alfonso

The colossal mound of toxic coal ashes that the AES Puerto Rico Company keeps south of its plant in the Jobos neighborhood of Guayama was not immune to the effects of the powerful hurricane Maria.

As evidenced photographs taken by the Pearl of the South last Friday, September 29, the mountain was eroded because of the rains and winds winds.

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