The Latest by Alana Bryant


Alana was an intern with the Communications department in the Washington, D.C. office.

October 12, 2011

Tr-Ash Talk: This is About Health, Not Jobs

The anticipated vote on H.R. 2273, the Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act, will be upon us Friday. The bill (sponsored by Rep. David McKinley (WV-R)) would prevent the EPA from establishing a strong national rule to protect American’s health and drinking water from the nation’s second largest industrial waste stream: coal ash. There are …

September 28, 2011

Tr-Ash Talk: TVA Corporate Culture Unjustified

The TVA Kingston trial has gotten off to a interesting, yet unsettling start. The trial consists of five cases, representing 250 plaintiffs who are suing TVA over the 2008 coal ash disaster that occurred in Knoxville, TN. Testimony began last week, and proceedings are expected to continue anywhere from the next few weeks to the …