Gov. Pat McCrory said Tuesday he won’t sign a new law regulating Duke Energy’s toxic coal ash pits because he has problems with it, but he will allow the legislation to become law without his signature.
Gov. Pat McCrory says he will likely sign a coal ash cleanup bill approved last week by the North Carolina Legislature into law, even though he suggested a key provision violates the state Constitution.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State House and Senate leaders said Tuesday that lawmakers have reached a compromise on legislation to make Duke Energy curb pollution from its 33 coal ash dumps across North Carolina. House […]
The North Carolina Senate adjourned early Friday morning without finalizing a bill requiring Duke Energy to clean up its leaky coal ash dumps across the state.
DHHS recommends lifting water advisory after massive coal ash spill cleanup.
Federal environmental officials say Duke Energy has completed removal of large pockets of coal ash from the Dan River following a massive spill at a North Carolina power plant.
An environmental group said Tuesday that it’s planning to use the federal Clean Water Act to sue Duke Energy over coal ash pollution that threatens drinking water and public safety near three North Carolina power plants.
North Carolina’s attorney general said Wednesday that Duke Energy’s coal ash pits must be cleaned up to protect the state’s waterways, but the costs shouldn’t be passed along to consumers through higher utility rates.
Environmental and wildlife officials in North Carolina and Virginia signed an agreement with Duke Energy Monday for the cleanup of toxic coal ash from the Dan River, which flows through the two states.
Federal environmental officials said Thursday that they have reached a deal with Duke Energy to clean up its mess from a massive coal ash spill into the Dan River that coated 70 miles of the waterway in North Carolina and Virginia with toxic gray sludge.