Council to consider moving coal ash dumping out of Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 02, 2021 6:35 PM CT | Published: August 02, 2021 6:15 PM CT

Two resolutions come up in council committees Tuesday, Aug. 3. One urges TVA to keep coal ash from the old Allen Fossil plant out of the city, another seeks to have the ash taken outside the eight-state region where a system of aquifers provides water for Memphis and other cities.


Memphis City Council coal ash Allen Fossil Plant Old Austin Peay Highway Cordova

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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