Claims, Damages Pared In TVA Coal Ash Spill Suit

Law360, New York (March 29, 2010, 7:46 PM EDT) -- A judge has pared claims lodged by local property owners and other parties in a lawsuit against the Tennessee Valley Authority over coal waste leakage from a disposal facility near Watts Bar Reservoir, also denying the plaintiffs' requests for a jury trial and punitive damages.

Judge Thomas A. Varlan issued a ruling Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Tennessee, granting some of the dismissal requests from the authority but preserving tort claims concerning the use and maintenance of the disposal facility and...
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