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- Greeley, Mark S., Jr.; Elmore, Logan R.; McCracken, Mary K.; Sherrard, Rick M.
- Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology 2014 v.92 no.2 pp. 154-159
- Pimephales promelas; abnormal development; arsenic; coal; early development; fish development; fish eggs; hatching; laboratory techniques; larvae; metals; power plants; risk; rivers; sediments; selenium; toxicity; waterways; Tennessee
- ... The largest environmental release of coal ash in US history occurred in December 2008 with the failure of a retention structure at the Tennessee Valley Authority Kingston Fossil Fuel Plant in East Tennessee. A byproduct of coal-burning power plants, coal ash is enriched in metals and metalloids such as selenium and arsenic with known toxicity to fish embryonic and larval life stages. The early dev ...