More Coal Ash Articles

  • Coal ash bill in limbo after NC Senate adjourns

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Senate adjourned early Friday morning without finalizing a bill requiring Duke Energy to clean up its leaky coal ash dumps across the state. Senate leaders sent their bill back to committee before heading home, nearly six months after a spill at a Duke...

  • Duke agrees to $1.2B deal with ElectriCities

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy Progress has agreed to purchase the generating capacity of ElectriCities in a $1.2 billion deal expected to translate into lower power bills for thousands of eastern North Carolina residents. Duke announced its deal Monday with the North Carolina Eastern...

  • EPA: Duke done dredging coal ash from NC river

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy has completed removal of large pockets of coal ash from the Dan River months after a massive spill at a North Carolina power plant, federal environmental officials said Thursday. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's on-scene coordinator, Myles Bartos, said...

  • Duke ordered to test near homes for coal chemicals

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's environmental agency has ordered Duke Energy to install monitoring wells in a residential neighborhood outside Asheville to determine whether toxic chemicals from the company's coal ash pits are contaminating homeowners' drinking water. During tests at...



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