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 […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Standing across the street from the governor’s home on Ash Wednesday, the head of North Carolina’s NAACP told protesters that the Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators have cited five more Duke Energy power plants for lacking required storm water permits after a massive spill at one of the company’s coal ash dumps coated 70 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed nearly 20 state environmental agency employees to testify before a grand jury.
More coal ash could spill into the Dan River if a 2nd pipe fails.
Federal authorities have launched a criminal investigation into a massive coal ash spill into a North Carolina river, demanding that Duke Energy and state regulators hand over reams of documents related to the accident that left a waterway polluted with tons of toxic sludge.
Environmental agency delays its own settlement with Duke Energy a week after a busted pipe dumped coal ash into the Dan River.
Duke Energy says up to 82,000 tons of ash mixed with 27 million gallons of contaminated water has spilled into the river.