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EPA Orders Duke Energy to Clean NC Coal Ash Spill

EPA Orders Duke Energy to Clean NC Coal Ash Spill
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Duke Energy reached a deal Thursday afternoon to clean up one of the largest coal ash spills in U.S. history.
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Big Energy-Backed NC Environment Commission Searches for Pollution Penalty Loopholes

Big Energy-Backed NC Environment Commission Searches for Pollution Penalty Loopholes
When a judge ruled that Duke Energy must pay stiff penalties for its part in the Dan River coal ash spill, we all knew industry-backed affiliates would come swarming to the rescue – including North Carolina's own Environmental Management Commission, the regulatory agency that's supposed to be on our side.
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NC Regulators Take Legal Action Against Duke Energy for Coal Ash Dumping

NC Regulators Take Legal Action Against Duke Energy for Coal Ash Dumping
North Carolina environmental regulators have cited Duke Energy for violating the conditions of a wastewater permit after it illegally dumped an estimated 61 million gallons of coal ash wastewater into a Cape Fear River tributary, according to Waterkeeper Alliance.
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NC: Where the Politics are as Murky as Coal-Polluted Water

NC: Where the Politics are as Murky as Coal-Polluted Water
Standing outside the Duke Energy Center in Charlotte, North Carolina Tuesday, roughly one hundred protesters chanted, "Shame!"—scolding the company responsible for last month's coal ash spill into the Dan River.
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Criminal Investigation Launched in Dan River Coal Ash Spill

Criminal Investigation Launched in Dan River Coal Ash Spill
The US Attorney's office has launched a criminal investigation into the Dan River coal ash spill in North Carolina. Duke Energy and the agency supposedly in charge of its oversight, the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, are the focus of the federal probe.
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