Coal Ash for Cash?

After a coal ash spill in east Tennessee last year, the mess left behind will be packed and shipped to Perry County, Alabama, a “high-poverty, mostly Black community,” that will be “absorbing the waste in exchange for a significant financial reward…So Perry County is now wading into this caustic admixture of environmental and political toxins, in hopes that the payout for accepting the waste will outweigh the risks.” Read more at RaceWire.

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