Tenn. Coal-Ash Spill Fallout: Boxer's Hopes for a New Administration

Last month's coal ash spill in eastern Tennessee was one of the worst such environmental accidents in history: 1 billion gallons of poisonous sludge, the byproduct of coal burning, was dumped in Kingston. The scope of the spill is almost 50 times greater than that of the Exxon Valdez and, as cleanup efforts continue, it is not yet clear just what effect the accident will have on the town and the environment. Even so, the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant claims that people and...Full Story
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