Sethi Calls for More TVA Transparency Even as Agency Seeks Storage Landfill for Coal Ash at Kingston Fossil Plant

The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeking public input on a proposed new borrow site, which would open a 60+ acre project on TVA land at Kingston Fossil Plant in Harriman, where a massive coal ash spill happened in 2008.

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Phil Bredesen Reportedly Downplayed Dangers of Kingston Coal Ash Spill

Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen’s actions and comments following the 2008 Kingston coal ash spill arguably may have misled the public into thinking the situation wasn’t all that dangerous. Newsweek later described it as “the largest industrial spill in U.S. history.” Mother Nature Network, meanwhile, ranked the Kingston spill as…

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