Daily Archives: January 5, 2009

Farmers worried TVA doesn’t understand their concerns

Farmers worried TVA doesn’t understand their concerns

Pam Sohn

Chattanooga Free Press

Sandy Gupton said she heard a noise on the night of the landfill breach near the Kingston Fossil Plant and felt the house vibrate slightly.

“It felt like an earthquake,” she recalled last week of what she later realized was the beginning of a TVA coal ash and sludge slide that buried about 300 acres of prime waterfront property and farmland in Harriman, Tenn., near Kingston.

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