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coal ash spills


The Convoluted Tale of U.S. Coal Ash Management

Sometime around midnight on Dec. 22, 2008, a dike at the coal ash dewatering pond for the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA’s) 1,400-MW Kingston power plant in Roane County, Tennessee, failed.…


A Bird's-Eye View: Drones in the Power Sector

[caption id="attachment_116192" align="alignnone" width="650"] Image courtesy: AES Corp.[/caption] Unmanned aerial systems—drones—have quickly found their place in the power sector. But as the industry moves out of test cases and experiments,…


Notable Coal Ash Spills [Slideshow]

The coal ash spill in December 2008 at the Tennessee Valley Authority's coal-fired Kingston power plant may have triggered regulatory action, but it wasn't the first or the most devastating…