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Clarksville awarded grant to prepare for coal spill

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The Town of Clarksville has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to pay for a spill response plan in the event Kerr Lake is impacted by a coal car derailment. The grant is funded by Duke Energy as part of a settlement agreement arising from the February 2014 coal ash spill on the Dan River in Eden, N.C.