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Violations Issued Against Duke For Coal Ash Spill

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 […]


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NC Could Force Duke To Move Dump Away From River

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 […]


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Investigation Into Coal Ash Spill Widens

Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed nearly 20 state environmental agency employees to testify before a grand jury.


Video taken  inside a concrete pipe shows possible signs of another leak. (Getty Images)

North Carolina Officials Fear 2nd Pipe Collapse At Duke Plant

More coal ash could spill into the Dan River if a 2nd pipe fails.


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US Investigates NC Coal Ash Spill

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.


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North Carolina Dumps Coal Ash Deal With Duke Energy

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. (Getty Images)

Dan River Turns To Sludge After Coal Ash Spill

Duke Energy says up to 82,000 tons of ash mixed with 27 million gallons of contaminated water has spilled into the river.


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How Charlotte Is Going Solar

The climate, the socioeconomic status and the spacious geography of Charlotte make solar possible in the Queen City.


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NC Appeals Court Weighs Duke Energy Merger Deal

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Court of Appeals is being asked to decide whether the deal that made Charlotte-based Duke Energy Corp. the country’s largest electric company should be revised to do more […]


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1 Reactor Shut Down At Oconee Nuclear Station

A nuclear power plant in Oconee County had to shut down one of its three reactors after a problem in the water system that helps generate electricity.