Power Plant Breach Floods Homes

Pond retention wall collapses in Tennessee

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    Dec. 22, 2008: Workers survey damaged from a dike break at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant in Harriman, Tenn.

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    Dec. 22, 2008: An aerial view shows workers standing near a home that was destroyed when a retention pond wall collapsed at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant in Harriman, Tenn. The Tennessee Valley Authority says the 40-acre pond held a slurry of ash generated by the coal-burning Kingston Steam Plant.

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    Dec. 22, 2008: An aerial view shows damage from a dike break at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant in Harriman, Tenn.

    AP
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    Dec. 22, 2008: The aftermath of a retention wall collapse in Harriman, Tenn. A retention pond wall collapsed early Monday morning at a power plant run by the TVA, the nation's largest public utility, releasing a frigid mix of water and ash that flooded about 10 homes nearby.

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    Dec. 22, 2008: An aerial view shows the aftermath of a retention pond wall collapse at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant in Harriman, Tenn.

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    Dec. 22, 2008: An aerial view shows the aftermath of a retention pond wall collapse at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant in Harriman, Tenn. The Tennessee Valley Authority says the 40-acre pond held a slurry of ash generated by the coal-burning Kingston Steam Plant.

    AP
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    Dec. 22, 2008: An aerial view shows homes that were destroyed when a retention pond wall collapsed at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant in Harriman, Tenn. The Tennessee Valley Authority says the 40-acre pond held a slurry of ash generated by the coal-burning Kingston Steam Plant.

    AP

 

 

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