"I don't think residents should be this close to the coal piles," Jeske said.
She noted the largest coal pile, which We Energies recently took out of commission and coated in a hard crust as part of its dust mitigation efforts, is about 2-thousand feet from her home.
In an email, a spokesperson for We Energies said, "I have checked with our personnel at the plant and verified that there is no indication at all that coal dust left our property last week."
During a tour of the power plant in May, We Energies pointed out that, in addition to encrusting the largest pile of coal, the company has beefed up the standard for when it ceases operations at the coal piles due to wind.
We Energies also continues to use water to keep the coal moist, and is planning to extend the berm between the encrusted coal pile and Jeske's neighborhood.
Company officials previously told TODAY'S TMJ4 the large, encrusted pile would remain out of commission until it can be assured that no more dust will leave the property.
"The mitigation effort you saw during your visit remain in effect," the company said.