Thick black sludge buried nearly 300 acres in the December 2008 coal ash spill at a Tennessee power plant. And the disaster left many asking how it could have happened. Now, as U.S. lawmakers push for answers, WFPL’s Kristin Espeland finds out who’s watching coal ash in Kentucky.
The Environmental Protection Agency has unveiled a new web site aimed at capturing environmental criminals. The new “Most Wanted” site lists 23 fugitives with mug shots and descriptions of alleged crimes.