Tuesday, November 30, 2010

New article on the presence of arsenic and other toxic contaminants in surface water and sediment downstream of TVA's Kingston Coal Ash Spill disaster

A new report from Duke University researchers shows levels of arsenic and other contaminants at elevated levels at the site of the coal ash spill and in sediment and surface water downstream of the site. The findings of this study will likely be used by the EPA as they consider the future status of how coal fly ash is designated and treated.


Tuesday, November 9, 2010

NPR Story: Volga River Towns Fade Along With Prized Sturgeon

NPR has been running a series of news stories about life along the Volga River. In last week's installment, NPR covered the plight of the sturgeon and the people who once depended on the caviar fishery.