The Department of Environmental Quality said in a press release that it will be the largest coal ash cleanup in the nation’s history.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, Duke Energy says surging water breached a dam at a closed power plant near Wilmington, North Carolina, and could be spilling toxic coal ash into the Cape Fear river. Also, Tanzanian officials say at least…
Florence's floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the nearby Cape Fear River.
By Michael Biesecker, Alan Suderman, Associated Press
Duke Energy said Thursday that three inactive coal ash basins in Goldsboro, North Carolina, are underwater after Hurricane Florence. The electric utility said it's monitoring the site and only a small amount of ash has leaked. But the heavy flooding…
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
North Carolina's top public health official acted unethically and possibly illegally by telling residents living near Duke Energy coal ash pits that their well water is safe to drink when it's contaminated with a chemical known to cause cancer, a…
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