Erin Brockovich to Battle TVA?
Can she smell a dollar or what...
LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (AP) - Celebrity environmental advocate Erin Brockovich arrived with a New York City legal team at the scene of a billion-gallon coal sludge disaster in Tennessee, and a class-action lawsuit is sure to follow.
Brockovich, made famous by Julia Roberts’ Oscar-winning performance in the 2000 eponymous movie, told a news conference Thursday she came because dozens of community members asked for her help in the wake of the Dec. 22 ash pond breach at the Kingston Fossil Plant.
“And that is what we are going to do,“ said Robin Greenwald, who heads environmental litigation at Weitz & Luxenberg. Link
TVA will write a check with many zeros, and it may be rightly so. In the end who will pay the bill?