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Coal Spill

W.Va. Coal Prep Plant Spills Slurry Into Creek

AP | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green

WINIFREDE, W.Va. (AP) — An unknown amount of coal slurry containing the chemical crude MCHM spilled from a preparation plant into a tributary of the...

China's 10 Percent Emissions Rise Could Decide Coal Ports

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Forces on both sides of the proposed bulk coal ports around Puget Sound are replaying a battle from the 1970s. The deciding factor then was a powerful senator. This time, as improbable as it seems, it might be CO2 emissions from China.

EPA Taking Over Cleanup of Tennessee Coal Ash Disaster

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

This is yet another example of the Obama EPA taking responsible action to return the agency to its core mission -- that of protecting America's natural resources and safeguarding public health.

Potomac Coal Ash Spill Could Reach Washington DC

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE: While the coal ash was spilled, Maryland officials are now saying that much of the spill thankfully missed the river: "Any spill of coal ash ...

SECOND TVA SPILL: Dam Breaks At Alabama Coal Plant

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AP reports on a second TVA spill: The Tennessee Valley Authority says a waste pond at its Widows Creek power plant in northeast Alabama has ruptured ...

Tennessee Coal Ash Spill Before And After -- And What's Next

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The online environmental community is abuzz with reports of all kinds about the coal ash sludge spill in Tennessee, ranging from first-hand accounts t...

Estimate Of Coal Sludge Spill Size Doubled

AP | KRISTIN M. HALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Authorities need to more strongly warn residents that muck left from a major coal-ash spill in eastern Tennessee could pose h...

Coal Ash Spill In Tennessee Much Larger Than Initially Estimated

New York Times | SHAILA DEWAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A coal ash spill that blanketed residential neighborhoods and contaminated nearby rivers in Roane County, Tenn., earlier this week is more than three ...