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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

Bill heading towards N.C. Senate would make it a crime to publicly disclose the secret chemical mixtures that energy companies pump into the ground when fracking for natural gas. (Getty Images)

NC Legislative Committees OK Gas Fracking Bill

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.

05/20/2014

Internal emails suggest staff at state's environmental watchdog was coordinating policy and legal strategy with Duke Energy attorneys. (Getty Images)

Emails Show Close Ties Between Duke And State Regulators

Internal emails suggest staff at state’s environmental watchdog was coordinating policy and legal strategy with Duke Energy attorneys.

03/14/2014

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.

02/15/2014

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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.

02/13/2014

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NC Starts Ozone Pollution Alerts On Monday

North Carolina environmental agencies are renewing daily air quality forecasts for ozone pollution in the state’s metropolitan areas. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources says the ozone season begins Monday. Air quality has […]

CBS Charlotte–04/01/2013

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