by Jeff Spross Posted on August 20, 2014
Officials shut down 15 miles of the river and closed intake valves to prevent the fuel from entering drinking water supplies.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on July 21, 2014
Over 100 people are expected to join a protest rally in Tallahassee on Monday ahead of hearings that could see the state's energy conservation programs slashed by up to 93 percent.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 23, 2014
The deal puts Duke on the hook for cleanup and oversight costs, with looming fines if the EPA has to step in. Other lawsuits over the spill remain ongoing.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 19, 2014
Workers have finally begun removing several deposits of the sludge that settled to the river bottom after a spill in February dumped 39,000 tons of coal ash into the river.
by Rebecca Leber Posted on May 2, 2014
Public protests, angry shareholders, and even a federal investigation haven't changed things at Duke Energy.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 1, 2014
As Duke prepares to begin vacuum dredging coal ash from the bottom of the Dan River, the EPA is revealed to have had serious questions about the DENR's handling of the energy giant's previous environmental violations.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 25, 2014
A new Sierra Club poll found that 70 percent of North Carolina voters are more likely to support candidates who favor strong regulation of coal ash.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 14, 2014
Lawyers for both the company and the regulators exchanged emails on case law that might prevent citizen groups from participating in the lawsuit.
by Katie Valentine Posted on March 6, 2014
The ruling comes about a month after a major coal ash spill polluted 70 miles of the Dan River.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 4, 2014
The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Monday cited five more Duke Energy power plants for not having storm water permits.