DHHS recommends lifting water advisory after massive coal ash spill cleanup.
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.
Climate change and habitat encroachment is causing plant and animal species to become extinct 1,000 times faster than before humans arrived, say researchers.
Bill would make it a crime to publicly disclose the secret chemical mixtures that energy companies pump into the ground when fracking for natural gas.
Internal emails suggest staff at state’s environmental watchdog was coordinating policy and legal strategy with Duke Energy attorneys.
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.
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.
A new report finds that efforts by the Port of Charleston to improve air quality are paying off.