coal ash spill

Environmental activist Donna Lisenby holds a sample of contaminated soil from the French Broad River as she speaks in front of Duke Energy's headquarters during the company's annual shareholder meeting on May 1st.  (Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Records: Duke Warned About Pipe That Caused Spill

Engineers warned the company nearly 30 years ago that there should be careful attention paid to the pipe that leaked coal ash into the Dan River.


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NC NAACP Leader: Coal Ash Spill Is Disaster, Sin

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Standing across the street from the governor’s home on Ash Wednesday, the head of North Carolina’s NAACP told protesters that the Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of […]


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Investigation Into Coal Ash Spill Widens

Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed nearly 20 state environmental agency employees to testify before a grand jury.


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US Investigates NC Coal Ash Spill

Federal authorities have launched a criminal investigation into a massive coal ash spill into a North Carolina river, demanding that Duke Energy and state regulators hand over reams of documents related to the accident that left a waterway polluted with tons of toxic sludge.



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