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Sludge Disaster: Keep Out!

Late last year, a Tennessee Valley Authority coal-fired power plant’s waste retention wall failed, dumping 5.4 million cubic yards of coal-ash sludge on Kingston, Tennessee. The December spill covered more than 300 acres and inundated the Emory River. The Kingston spill is the largest in U.S. history. Sludge is a dense, black substance that is […]