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Thursday, 5 March 2009

Coal: Cleanup, Costs, and Consequences in Tennessee | Use Celsias.com - reduce global °Celsius

spill" A billion gallons of sludge.

A possible $800 million price tag for the cleanup.

A lawsuit against the Tennessee Valley Authority.

So far in Tennessee, this is just some of the fallout from the 300-acre Kingston Steam Plant coal ash spill in December as concerns over heavy metal pollution and health effects from the accident are increasing. The environmental disaster has fast become a public relations one for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), too, as grassroots and netroots groups report evidence of arsenic and other toxins in the area's water."
- Amy Anaruk on Celsias

I posted on this when it happened and going on the assumption that you are not going to hear about the fallout on mainstream media, considering I didn't hear a word about the coal protest at the capital recently on CNN, NBC, CBS, or ABC, here is a followup on the situation over on Celsias.

Coal: Cleanup, Costs, and Consequences in Tennessee

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