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Kentucky Plant Emblematic Of Move From Coal To Gas

AP | DYLAN LOVAN | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green

DRAKESBORO, Ky. (AP) — In the shadow of Paradise Fossil Plant's aging smokestacks, where white steam and carbon dioxide rise into the sky, outdated ...

Tennessee Valley Authority Fined $11.5 Million For 'Unprecedented' Coal Ash Spill

AP | BILL POOVEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Authority has been hit with penalties totaling $11.5 million for the December 2008 coal ash spill at o...

Coal Waste in Rep. Nick Joe Rahall's Water

Dave Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Cooper

The coal industry doesn't want any regulation on coal waste, because it would hurt their corporate profits.

TVA Disaster Spreads Far and Wide

Erin Brockovich and Robin Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Erin Brockovich and Robin Greenwald

It occurred to me that maybe more was going on at the site of the 1.1 billion gallon coal ash spill in Tennessee than what I could gather from the news. With an invitation from the community, I decided to make the trip to the disaster site.

Why TVA Coal Investigation Matters: Interview with Former MSHA Investigator

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

When wildfires consume beautiful homes in California, it headlines the evening news. But when thousands of people go without water for weeks in Appalachia, it's not "newsworthy."