Coal-ash Spill: How Certain That Dan River Is Safe For Drinking, Wildlife?
Officials report that water from North Carolina's Dan River, sullied Feb. 2 when millions of gallons of sludge from a retired coal-fired power plant poured into the river, is safe to drink. The contamination occurred when a storm pipe broke that runs underneath a Duke Energy coal ash basin. An estimated 50,000 to 80,000 tons of ash mixed with 24 million to 27 million gallons of water entered the … Read News
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