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Regulators Say Duke Pumped Coal Ash Into NC River

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators say Duke Energy illegally pumped 61 million gallons of contaminated water from a coal ash pit into the Cape Fear River, marking the eighth time in less than […]


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Federal Grand Jury Looks Into Duke Energy Spill

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal grand jury is convening Tuesday as part of a widening criminal investigation triggered by the massive Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River […]


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Judge: Duke Must Clean Up Groundwater At Ash Dumps

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy must take immediate action to eliminate sources of groundwater contamination at its coal ash dumps, a judge said Thursday in a ruling that came from a complaint filed before […]


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Violations Issued Against Duke For Coal Ash Spill

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators issued notice to Duke Energy on Friday that the company will be cited for violating environmental standards in connection with a massive coal ash spill that coated 70 […]


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NC Could Force Duke To Move Dump Away From River

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators say they may force Duke Energy to move a pair of leaky coal ash dumps, more than three weeks after a massive spill coated 70 miles of the […]



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