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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia hazardous materials unit has found coal ash in the Dan River in Virginia from the massive spill last month. The unit of the Danville Fire Department responded to a […]