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Work begins in Va. to remove sludge from NC spill

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DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — The removal of a 2,500-ton deposit of coal ash in the Dan River from a spill in North Carolina has begun in Danville. The toxic sludge measuring 350-by-20-yards and about 1 foot deep collected at the Schoolfield Dam after the massive Feb. 2 spill. Work began Monday and should be completed in late June. The city's water treatment plant also captured more than 250 tons of...

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