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What's next for coal ash?
Disaster has pushed Washington to call for new standards for handling waste from coal-fired power plants. It's invited citizens to weigh in, but will their voices carry above lobbyists ...
Sue Sturgis 05/28/2010 7 11 - 53
'Dumpsites in Disguise': How some coal ash recycling threatens public health
Coal ash isn't just dumped; it's increasingly being recycled into building materials and other uses. But in states like North Carolina, the failure to adequately regulate one so-called "...
Sue Sturgis 05/27/2010 7 19 - 70
Power politics: Utilities vs. coal ash regulation
After years of inaction, federal officials are mulling new regulations to confront the growing problem of coal ash. But energy companies have fought off regulation before, and they're ...
Sue Sturgis 05/26/2010 4 8 - 43
Special investigation: Disaster in East Tennessee
In December 2008, one of the largest environmental disasters in U.S. history unfolded at the TVA's Kingston coal plant when a massive coal ash holding pond burst. A year and a half later, ...
Sue Sturgis 05/25/2010 3 17 - 45
Special investigation: Coal's dirty secret
Coal ash is one of the country's biggest waste streams and is full of toxic substances, yet it remains virtually unregulated. Can Washington overcome the fierce opposition of energy ...
Sue Sturgis 05/24/2010 7 19 - 54
Southern Senators' disconnect from jobless constituents
The U.S. Senate passed a jobs bill yesterday that aims to tackle unemployment by providing tax incentives to businesses ...
Sue Sturgis 03/18/2010 17 13 - 19
The campaign cash behind the Afghanistan escalation
Cross-posted at Facing South. President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver a ...
Sue Sturgis 12/01/2009 35 17 - 143
Pruden: The Washington Times' Confederate (fifth) columnist?
A column by Wesley Pruden that appeared in yesterday's Washington Times is ...
Sue Sturgis 11/18/2009 23 18 - 312
The Congressmen who punished ACORN but not Blackwater
(Cross-posted at Facing South ) The U.S. House of ...
Sue Sturgis 09/18/2009 26 46 2 241
Obama speech disrupter a health industry darling
(Originally cross-posted at Facing South )
Sue Sturgis 09/10/2009 56 40 - 59
Labor Day Index: A holiday in numbers
(Cross-posted at Facing South with photos.) Year in which union workers in New York City took unpaid leave to ...
Sue Sturgis 09/07/2009 5 9 - 58
Verizon faces boycott over rally against climate action
(Cross-posted at Facing South .) To mark Labor ...
Sue Sturgis 09/01/2009 33 32 1 75
Power companies withhold critical coal ash dump data
(A version of this story was originally posted at Facing ...
Sue Sturgis 08/31/2009 7 21 1 214
Big Oil holding 'town halls' on climate bill
(This story originally appeared at Facing South .) Following in the ...
Sue Sturgis 08/13/2009 15 35 2 216
Far-right religious group behind outrageous health care lies
(This story originally appeared at Facing South .) When ...
Sue Sturgis 08/11/2009 40 42 3 1705
Obama's gift to the mining industry
( Cross-posted at Facing South .) President Obama's pick to head the federal agency ...
Sue Sturgis 08/10/2009 1 6 - 133
The South secedes from the GOP
(Originally posted at Facing South .) Challenging commonly-held stereotypes about regional politics, a ...
Sue Sturgis 08/06/2009 41 18 1 99
South proves harsh environment for climate bill
(This story originally appeared at Facing South .) The U.S. House ...
Sue Sturgis 06/29/2009 11 9 - 34
Do dirty coal plants make us vulnerable to swine flu?
(This story originally appeared at Facing South .) ...
Sue Sturgis 06/10/2009 12 29 - 234
Abortion doctor killer a soldier in terrorist 'Army of God'?
(This story originally appeared at Facing South ) The details emerging ...
Sue Sturgis 06/02/2009 10 19 - 52
Haley Barbour for president?
(This story originally appeared at Facing South ) Speaking yesterday to an American Legion youth program in Jackson, Mississippi Gov. Haley ...
Sue Sturgis 05/28/2009 76 11 - 126
Arrests in protest of dangerous W.V. coal sludge dam
(This story originally appeared at Facing ...
Sue Sturgis 05/26/2009 16 39 - 234
Coal-powered corruption in Georgia?
(Originally posted at Facing South ) State and local law enforcement officers raided the homes of top officials at a metro Atlanta electric ...
Sue Sturgis 05/14/2009 9 13 - 257
TVA sends spilled coal ash to poor black communities in GA, AL
(This story originally appeared at Facing South .) The Tennessee Valley Authority has begun shipping toxic coal ash ...
Sue Sturgis 05/12/2009 18 36 2 181
Bush administration hid coal ash dumps' true cancer threat
( A version of this story originally appeared at Facing South ) The Bush administration was reluctant to release information that suggested an ...
Sue Sturgis 05/08/2009 16 36 2 257
Swine flu genes traced to North Carolina factory farm
(Originally posted at Facing South )
Sue Sturgis 05/05/2009 395 433 14 280
Big Oil front group unleashes shady attack on climate bill
(Originally posted at Facing South) In an effort to scuttle key climate legislation being considered by Congress, a mysterious group calling ...
Sue Sturgis 05/04/2009 11 32 3 2710
Sen. Alexander: "Vive la nukes!"
Originally posted at Facing South U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee delivered ...
Sue Sturgis 04/30/2009 49 5 - 10
Startling revelations on Three Mile Island & nuclear power
A special Facing South investigation by Sue Sturgis It was April Fool's Day, 1979 -- 30 years ago this week -- when Randall ...
Sue Sturgis 04/03/2009 1129 618 74 259
Feds tried to squelch science on waste-coal hazards
(A version of this story was originally posted to Facing South ) U.S. Rep.
Sue Sturgis 03/17/2009 24 34 2 188
Former RNC chair taking over troubled TVA
(Cross-posted at Facing South ) The Tennessee Valley Authority's board of directors ...
Sue Sturgis 02/24/2009 10 18 - 65
Is the Army covering up KBR's poisoning of U.S. soldiers?
(This story originally appeared at Facing South .) Two Senators are ...
Sue Sturgis 02/20/2009 5 8 - 19
DOJ asked to probe "bizarre" N.C. dealings with Duke Energy
(This story originally appeared at Facing South .) Did Duke Energy get ...
Sue Sturgis 02/17/2009 7 26 - 20
The Oil Money Behind the Anti-Stimulus Fight
(This story originally appeared at Facing South .) The compromise version of the $787 ...
Sue Sturgis 02/16/2009 204 522 19 2529
More shocking revelations on KBR
(This story originally appeared at Facing South .) The same week two Senators called for KBR be ...
Sue Sturgis 01/30/2009 42 39 1 22
Gaza mystery weapons linked to cancer?
(A version of this story originally appeared at Facing South .) There's growing controversy over possible human rights violations by Israel in ...
Sue Sturgis 01/22/2009 103 19 1 38
Tenn. coal ash victims need funds for health tests
United Mountain Defense , an environmental group working with the residents of Harriman, Tenn. impacted by the recent coal ash disaster, has ...
Sue Sturgis 01/08/2009 18 12 - 11
Coal ash money funds senators holding TVA disaster hearing
(This story originally appeared on Facing South .)
Sue Sturgis 01/07/2009 15 26 - 31
Could a coal ash tragedy like Tenn.'s happen where you live?
(This story originally appeared at Facing South .) When an ...
Sue Sturgis 01/05/2009 30 19 1 52
TOXIC BREW IN TENNESSEE: A look at what's in TVA's coal ash
(This story was originally posted at Facing South , the online magazine of the ...
Sue Sturgis 12/30/2008 147 167 3 65
"IT'S LIKE 9/11": Official inaction endangers residents, workers following Tenn. coal ash disaster
(This story originally appeared on ...
Sue Sturgis 12/29/2008 21 28 1 32
NAACP calls for probe after casket with Obama picture is displayed near N.C. polling station
(This story has been cross-posted at Facing South .) Citizens who showed up at one early ...
Sue Sturgis 11/02/2008 9 19 1 2
Is N.C. gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory too close to Duke Energy?
This story originally appeared at Facing South . Earlier this month, 11 grassroots ...
Sue Sturgis 10/31/2008 3 5 - 13
Post-Ike displacement could cause voting problems for Galveston
Cross-posted at Facing South -- your source for news, politics and trends in the changing South. ...
Sue Sturgis 10/20/2008 2 3 - 13
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