Monday, September 28, 2009

TVA Clean Up Continues

The Tennessee Valley Authority has cleaned up more than 1 million cubic yards of coal ash that spilled into or perilously close to the Emory River last year in East Tennessee, president and CEO Tom Kilgore said last week.

That's about a third of the ash sludge closest to the river. Another 2.4 million cubic yards remain on the other side of a dike TVA built to keep it out of the water.
The Kingston cleanup project, along with plans to convert coal ash ponds at TVA's coal-burning plants to dry storage, could reach costs of $3 billion. Read the full article here.

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