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Coal Ash Turns NC River Into Gray Sludge
- 02/07/2014 08:41 AM EST U.S.
About 82,000 tons of coal ash was dumped into the Dan River in North Carolina, creating gray sludge several inches deep. Environmentalists are still awaiting test results to determine if there has been any harm to people or wildlife, but locals believe the damage is severe.