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Dan River Coal Ash Spill

Regulators Work To Assess Coal Ash Spill Fines, One Year Later

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER and MITCH WEISS | Posted 04.04.2015 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A year after the sudden collapse of an old drainage pipe triggered the third largest coal ash spill in U.S. history, regulators...

States Sign Deal With Duke For Coal Ash Spill Cleanup

AP | By MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 08.09.2014 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Environmental and wildlife officials in North Carolina and Virginia signed an agreement with Duke Energy Monday for the cleanup ...

NC Pulls Deal With Duke On Coal Ash Pollution

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER and MITCH WEISS | Posted 03.22.2014 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators said Friday that they have asked a judge to withdraw a proposed settlement that would have allowed Du...

Virginia Looks For Damage From Coal Ash Spill

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 03.10.2014 | Green

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is examining any potential long-term environmental damage from a North Carolina coal ash spill on the Dan River and wi...

Kate Sheppard

U.S. Attorney's Office Probing North Carolina Officials Following Coal Ash Spill

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

Federal authorities have initiated an investigation into the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources following last week's coal...

NC Dumps Coal Ash Deal With Duke

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER and MITCH WEISS | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's environmental agency sought late Monday to delay its own settlement with Duke Energy a week after a busted pip...

Coal Ash Not Yet Fully Contained From River

AP | Posted 02.08.2014 | Green

EDEN, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy says it is diverting the flow of coal ash from reaching a North Carolina river, but the company cannot yet declare the...

Broken Pipe Spills Coal Ash In River

AP | Posted 02.05.2014 | Green

EDEN, N.C. (AP) — A pipe under a coal ash pond broke in northern North Carolina, releasing an unknown amount of coal ash into the Dan River, Duke En...