1 Billion Gallons of Toxic Sludge Oozing Towards Drinking Water

So what’s in a billion gallons of coal ash sludge? Well concentrated levels of mercury and arsenic, according to environmental experts. TVA experts claim there’s no danger to humans from the chemicals. This claim despite hundreds of fish turning up dead in nearby waters. Naturally many local residents aren’t too comforted by the TVA’s assurances.

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