aquatic organisms

Waste Spills From a Second TVA Coal-Fired Power Plant

Article: Waste Spills From a Second TVA Coal-Fired Power Plant

STEVENSON, Alabama, January 9, 2009 (ENS) – The Tennessee Valley Authority has had a second waste spill in three weeks at one of its coal-fired power plants. A 10,000 gallon leak of process water from the gypsum pond at the Widows Creek Fossil Plant in Stevenson, Alabama was discovered just before dawn this morning. TVA…

Highest U.S. Court Ponders Power Plants and Fish Protection

Article: Highest U.S. Court Ponders Power Plants and Fish Protection

WASHINGTON, DC, December 4, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Supreme Court is wrestling with the difficulty of valuing fish and aquatic organisms with little or no commercial worth, hearing arguments in a legal dispute over what steps older power plants should take to limit water use and minimize environmental harm. In oral arguements Tuesday, the…