More Than 80,000 Tons Of Coal Ash Flow Into N.C. River

National Public Radio: Over the weekend at an old power plant in Eden, N.C., a stormwater pipe that goes under a coal ash pond broke, sending about 82,000 tons of ash - the equivalent of 30 Olympic-sized swimming pools - into the Dan River. The river stretches more than 200 miles from North Carolina, through Virginia and into the Atlantic Ocean. It's home to all sorts of wildlife, and a popular destination for fishermen and kayakers. On Wednesday, Jennifer Edwards, with the Dan River Basin Association, was checking......

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