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Coal’s other dark side: Toxic ash that can poison water and people

Coal’s other dark side: Toxic ash that can poison water and people

National Geographic - Joel K. Bourne, Jr.

Environment Workers who cleaned up a huge spill from a coal ash pond in Tennessee in 2008 are still suffering—and dying. The U.S. has 1,400 ash dumps. 11 Minute Read By Joel K. Bourne, Jr. Photographs by Maddie McGarvey On December 22, ten years to the day after a dike ruptured at a Tennessee Valley …

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