Massive Flood of Toxic Ash Swallows Tennessee Area, Heads to Mississippi River

A pond of fly ash sludge at a Tennessee coal plant was breached earlier this week, and the toxic ash flooded out over 2.6 million cubic yards of the local landscape. This makes it officially larger than the Exxon Valez spill in terms of sheer size, though there's a big difference between the effects of this fly ash… »12/24/08 4:19pm12/24/08 4:19pm