Coal Ash Pollutes Tennessee Man’s Drinking Water

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A Tennessee man has testified he won’t drink well water at his house near a coal-fired power plant because officials found a harmful chemical in it in 2015.

Albert Hudson testified Tuesday at a federal trial in Nashville. The Tennessee Clean Water Network and Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association sued the Tennessee Valley Authority, saying ash ponds at the federal utility’s Gallatin plant illegally pollute groundwater and the Cumberland River.

If the Regulatory Accountability Act becomes law, expect to see a lot more stories like this one.

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