Tuesday, April 5, 2011

04.05.11 Two workers killed at Tennessee wastewater treatment plant collapse spilling sewage into the Little Pigeon River

Photo by the Associated Press 

     CNN reported tonight that two workers at a Tennessee waste water treatment plant were killed when a wall collapsed and sent millions of gallons of sewage into the West Prong Little Pigeon River. It is estimated that between 1.5 to 3.2 million gallons spilled into the river in the town of Gatlinburg in the Great Smoky Mountains.