Elementary School Escapes Toxic Coal Sludge Threat

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For years, the Marsh Fork Elementary School in Sundial, West Virginia, sat in a precarious position directly below the damn of a massive coal sludge pond. In theory, the massive concrete barrier holding back the toxic sludge would be all the security parents and students need but in reality, everyone knows that sometimes these things go horribly wrong.Good writes:

Well, some very good news: Supporters of the school have raised enough money to move it, with most of the funds coming from the Annenberg Foundation.

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