Posts Tagged ‘ash’

Judge rules TVA liable for massive ash spill

by Associated Press Published: August 24,2012

Tags: ash, bench, courts, decision, electricity, energy, environment, judge, judicial, judiciary, lawsuit, liability, liable, pollution, power, ruling, spill, utility, wildlife

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — A federal judge has ruled that the Tennessee Valley Authority is liable for a huge spill of toxin-laden sludge in 2008 in East Tennessee. The judge ruled in favor of hundreds of plaintiffs who sued after a containment dike at TVA’s Kingston Fossil Plant burst Dec. 22, 2008. The failure spilled five […] [...]

Ash still affecting European air travel

by Associated Press Published: May 17,2010

Tags: air travel, ash, transportation, travel, volcano

LONDON — Flight restrictions affecting London’s two major international airports — Heathrow and Gatwick — were lifted today after a no-fly zone had been imposed due to dense volcanic ash drifting down from Iceland. Restrictions remained in place in Amsterdam, Northern Ireland and smaller airports on Scottish islands, but charts published by Europe’s air traffic […] [...]

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