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Lawsuit by ash spill worker says job made him sick
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A worker who helped clean up after the TVA coal ash spill is suing two contractors.

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Bill Rose says working on the ash spill made him sick. He says exposure to toxins and radioactive material gave him leukemia.

Rose says the contractor, Jacobs Engineering Group, claimed fly ash was not harmful.

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The suit says improper handling of the fly ash from Jacobs and Titans Excavating and Grading caused the ash to go airborne and make him sick.

Since the spill, Rose says his medical bills amount to $1-million dollars.

He is suing both companies for $10-million dollars.


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