Tennessee Needs Your Help

January 15th, 2009 · No Comments

Just after midnight on December 22, our own levees broke, and a man-made pond containing toxic ash – essentially the leftovers from the nearby coal-burning power plant – burst its walls, and more than one billion gallons of coal ash spilled into the Tennessee River and its tributaries. The spill is 40 times larger than […]

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Kingston Coal Accident

January 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Chris Irwin, with United Mountain Defense, spoke to the crowd warning them that this community meeting was “nothing more than a public relations snow job.” As reported in the New York Times, December 30, TVA finally revealed an inventory of the Kingston Fossil Plant waste generation in detail : “In just one year, the plant’s […]

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