Information on the TVA ash spill

On Monday, December 22, a dike failed at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Kingston Fossil Plant releasing about 5.4 million cubic yards of coal ash that now cover about 275 acres. No injuries occurred, but about 40 area homes were affected. TVA and Roane County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security responded immediately, and response and recovery

This is the opening segment from a TVA fact sheet with information on the recent ash spill in Tennessee.

To help our members and the public better understand the spill or access up to date information on the clean up efforts, we are providing links to the TVA website and the site of our sister organization, The American Coal Ash Association.

We encourage anyone looking for information on the spill to go to the TVA website.

15. January 2009 by
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