No, it’s not the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, but is actually about 6 times the size and involves 1.2 billion gallons of toxic oal ash slurry! Learn the term “Kingston fly ash spill”. It’s another reason to leave coal in the ground.
I mean, where does over one billion gallons of coal ash slurry go? One statistic cited that the volume of ash spilled equaled that carried by 12 million cement trucks. It was difficult to square away the gentle thrum of a small town’s morning routine with this fact.