A Satellite View of Tennessee's Kingston Fossil Plant, Before and After the Toxic Spill

As you've probably heard, a containment area for toxic fly ash (a byproduct of fossil fuel production) burst open last month in Tennessee, U.S. As a result, 1.3 million cubic meters of ash slurry oozed over the countryside, covering homes and getting into local rivers. NASA's Landsat 5 satellite captured these images… »1/02/09 8:30pm1/02/09 8:30pm