The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has been found liable for
damages caused by one of the largest environmental disasters to hit
the mainland US in recent years.
In a ruling on 23 August US District Court Judge Thomas Varlan, who is overseeing the voluminous litigation stemming from the December 2008 coal ash spill, ruled that the TVA is liable for damages caused when one of its containment dykes failed, unleashing coal ash sludge onto the surrounding area.
Judge Varlan ruled...
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