SOCM and Working Films Collaborate For Community Discussion on Kingston Coal Ash Landfill

By Cathie Bird

We’ve come a long way since the TVA coal ash spill in 2008. Safe drinking water, safe bathing water, safe farming and fishing. The future of for our community looks bright – we don’t have to worry about another spill. We’re not just another coal ash story, right?

Let’s talk more about that!

On Thursday, February 5th, Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment, in collaboration with Working Films, will present ‘Our Community, Our Future’, a community gathering to talk about our current and future concerns as TVA begins work on its coal ash landfill.

The event will feature Working Films’ Coal Ash Stories (four short films focused on coal ash, public health concerns, related policy and ways that communities are responding).

Come learn about the issues, talk with community members and issue experts, and find out how you can get involved:


Kingston Community Center, Banquet Room

201 Patton Ferry Road, Kingston 37763

Contact: Adam Hughes ( or call 865-249-7488

Are you on Facebook? Check out our event page for ‘Our Community, Our Future’

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