April 3, 2009

TVA doctored data about toxic coal ash?

After spilling more than a billion gallons of toxic coal ash into the Emory River and nearby communities a few days before Christmas, TVA dismissed the possibility of any public health or environmental consequences from the spill. Later, TVA's studies confirmed their initial assertions that the spilled material was safe. Now reports are surfacing that those tests were based on doctored data.

The Nation
Tennessee's Dirty Data
April 2, 2009

The Tennessee Valley Authority manipulated science methods to downplay water contamination caused by a massive coal ash disaster, according to independent technical experts and critics of the federally funded electrical company.

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