On The Line: Neha Shastry Discusses Toxic Coal Ash

Follow us on Twitter where we’ll announce this week’s topic for On The Line: https://twitter.com/vicenews Neha Shastry joined On The Line to answer your questions about her piece, “Toxic Waste in the US: Coal Ash.” – http://bit.ly/1zDaW66 An estimated 113 million tons of coal ash – the toxic byproduct of coal-fired power plants – are produced annually in the US. Coal ash is stored in almost every state with little government oversight and few safeguards in place. When spills occur, nearby communities and ecosystems pay the price. Neha Shastry traveled across the US for VICE News to meet the people and visit the areas most affected by this toxic waste. VICE News and On The Line want to hear from you! Let us know your questions on Twitter with the hashtag #ontheline, or send us a video message on Skype. Follow us on Twitter where we’ll announce this week’s topic for On The Line. To send a Skype video message, follow the instructions here: http://bit.ly/1Fpn9lC. With support from Skype. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos

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On The Line: Neha Shastry discusses Toxic Coal Ash

Follow us on Twitter where we’ll announce this week’s topic for On The Line: https://twitter.com/vicenews Neha Shastry joined On The Line to answer your questions about her piece, “Toxic Waste in the US: Coal Ash.” – http://bit.ly/1zDaW66 An estimated 113 million tons of coal ash – the toxic byproduct of coal-fired power plants – are produced annually in the US. Coal ash is stored in almost every state with little government oversight and few safeguards in place. When spills occur, nearby communities and ecosystems pay the price. Neha Shastry traveled across the US for VICE News to meet the people and visit the areas most affected by this toxic waste. VICE News and On The Line want to hear from you! Let us know your questions on Twitter with the hashtag #ontheline, or send us a video message on Skype. Follow us on Twitter where we’ll announce this week’s topic for On The Line. To send a Skype video message, follow the instructions here: http://bit.ly/1Fpn9lC. With support from Skype. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos

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