Tennessee: E.P.A. to Oversee Coal Ash Cleanup

(New York Times 5-11-09) The Environmental Protection Agency will oversee the cleanup of a huge coal ash spill that brought national attention to the environmental risks of storing the power plant byproduct. The agency’s new administrator, Lisa Jackson, said the E.P.A. was taking charge and “bringing to bear its resources and expertise” under the federal Superfund law.