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.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy told North Carolina lawmakers Tuesday that removing all of the company’s coal ash away from the state’s rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators are joining with Duke Energy in appealing a judge’s ruling on cleaning up groundwater pollution leeching from the company’s coal ash dumps. The state Environmental Management Commission filed […]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Worried about getting a fair shake from investigators, Duke Energy is asking a judge to shield its records from North Carolina regulators and environmental groups while a federal criminal probe is […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The lawyer hired to represent North Carolina’s environmental agency during a federal investigation into its regulation of Duke Energy’s coal ash dumps once represented the utility company in a different criminal […]
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 […]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An environmental law group is filing a motion to intervene in a case involving a Duke Energy coal ash pit that was the source of a massive spill that coated 70 […]
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 […]
Internal emails suggest staff at state’s environmental watchdog was coordinating policy and legal strategy with Duke Energy attorneys.
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 […]