Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Toxic Tennessee Valley

The aftermath and current struggle of residents living in the midst of a full-blow disaster, the giant 1.1 billion gallon coal ash spill from TVA's coal plant in Kingston, gets a medical report from CNN.

People think they're going to die before they'll see results."

Mixed into this daily nightmare is the sludge of economic debate about what to do about it, whether or not it is a health hazard, what category of "waste" this ash spill is labeled, and how does TVA handle coal now and in the future.

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