TVA’s coal ash cleanup site in Memphis on ‘most contaminated’ list

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 11, 2022 6:42 PM CT | Published: November 11, 2022 3:01 PM CT

The report’s complaints hinge on the authors’ interpretation that both the East and West Ponds at the Allen Plant should be subject to federal regulations rather than the state-level commissioner’s order.


TVA Allen Fossil Plant coal ash

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Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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