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JURY RULES IN FAVOR OF ROANE CO. ASH SPILL CLEAN UP WORKERS, TRIAL TO CONTINUE

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BREAKING NEWS – A jury hearing phase one of the Kingston coal ash spill incident found the case has enough evidence to move to phase two of the lawsuit in federal court in Knoxville. The jury found the contracted company Jacobs Engineering at fault for the illnesses that came upon numerous workers cleaning the spill. The second phase of the trial will deal with specific harms that came upon the workers. The cleanup followed the disastrous spill that took place December 22, 2008 of 5.4 million cubic yards of coal ash that was held in storage. The spill covered 300 acres in the area near Swan Pond and the Emory River.

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