Danville, VA - Local science teachers and environmentalists are working together to give an independent assessment of the coal ash spill. Danville's City Manager Joe King tells us the city organized the group.
It consists of nine people from Danville Public Schools, Danville Community College, Averett University, and the Dan River Basin Association. King says they are analyzing data produced by regulators. He tells us they are looking for the overall health of the river and what that means for folks in Danville.