Southeast Coal Summit http://wuot.org en Summit Organizers To Push For Federal Regulation Of Coal Ash http://wuot.org/post/summit-organizers-push-federal-regulation-coal-ash <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In 2008, a storage wall at </span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingston_Fossil_Plant_coal_fly_ash_slurry_spill" style="line-height: 1.5;">the TVA&rsquo;s Kingston Fossil Plant in East Tennessee collapsed</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, dumping more than a billion gallons of coal ash waste into the surrounding rivers and community. &nbsp;&nbsp;The wet, gray sludge covered more than 300 acres, killed thousands of fish, destroyed some nearby homes and filled the Emory and Clinch Rivers to their banks.</span></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 08:30:00 +0000 Matt Shafer Powell 8845 at http://wuot.org Summit Organizers To Push For Federal Regulation Of Coal Ash