The State of Things
12:22 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Coal Ash Spill Update

image of the Dan River
The Dan River flows through Danville, VA.
Credit Jeff Tiberii

Eleven days after a coal ash spill in Eden, North Carolina leaked 82,000 tons of potentially toxic material into the Dan River, there are still a lot of unanswered questions. What's the best way to clean up the river? Who should be held responsible? And how can we prevent an accident like this from happening again? Host Frank Stasio talks with WUNC reporter Jeff Tiberii about spill clean-up efforts.  

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