Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Like spill site in East Tennessee, Gallatin, TN plant puts ash in ponds

January 4, 2009 - Betty Johnson of Gallatin lives more than 100 miles from East Tennessee's massive ash sludge spill. But to her and her neighbors, the disaster hit a little too close to home.

That's because they're in the shadow of another Tennessee Valley Authority power plant — which uses the same method to store coal ash as the one that failed at the Kingston plant last month, spilling tons of potentially toxic sludge into the surrounding community.

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