Anniversary of TVA Coal Ash Spill as Forgotten as the Disaster Itself
Instead of a white Christmas, though, people like Steve Scarborough of the Dagger Kayak and Canoe Company woke up to a black-gray mess of epic proportions, a river full of toxic coal ash from the Tennessee Valley Authority's coal-fired power plant at Kingston, Tennessee.
"There are no excuses for this," Scarborough said. "One of the dumbest thing humans do is dig coal out of the ground and burn it." Read more.