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NC Supreme Court Again Weighs Duke Energy Rates

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s highest court is examining whether state utilities regulators correctly weighed the consumer impact of two rate increases for a Duke Energy operating unit. The state Supreme Court was scheduled […]

09/08/2014

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McCrory: Coal Ash Commission Violates Constitution

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.

08/25/2014

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NC Lawmakers Reach Compromise On Coal Ash Measure

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 […]

08/20/2014

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Coal Ash Bill In Limbo After NC Senate Adjourns

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.

08/01/2014

Department of Health and Human Services says the river now poses no health risk for recreational users after coal ash cleanup. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Health Agency Says It’s OK To Use Dan River

DHHS recommends lifting water advisory after massive coal ash spill cleanup.

07/22/2014

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EPA: Duke Done Dredging Coal Ash From NC River

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.

07/17/2014

Businesses on two of North Carolina's barrier islands hoped to salvage the rest of the holiday weekend after Arthur clipped the state without causing major damage before churning north toward Canada and losing strength early Saturday morning.  (credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

NC Official: Power Outages At 41,500 After Storm

Local and state officials say tens of thousands of people are without power now that Hurricane Arthur has left the state.

07/04/2014

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.

06/19/2014

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EPA Reaches Deal With Duke To Clean River, Coal Ash

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.

05/23/2014

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NC Sides With Duke In Appeal Of Coal Ash Ruling

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 […]

04/08/2014

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