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Kate Sheppard

EPA Releases Long-Anticipated Rules For Disposal Of Coal Ash

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency released new rules Friday for the disposal of coal ash, the first national guidelines for dealing wi...

EPA Reaches Deal With Duke To Clean Dan River Coal Ash

AP | By MICHAEL BIESECKER and MITCH WEISS | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal environmental officials said Thursday that they have reached a deal with Duke Energy to clean up its mess from a massiv...

Duke Energy Shareholders Want Investigation Of Coal Ash Spill

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER and MITCH WEISS | Posted 03.28.2014 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy shareholders called on the company's board on Thursday to launch an independent investigation into issues surroundi...

Judge Orders Duke Energy To Stop Groundwater Pollution At Coal Ash Dumps

AP | MITCH WEISS | Posted 05.06.2014 | Green

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy must take immediate action to eliminate sources of groundwater contamination at its coal ash dumps, a judge said ...

North Carolina May Order Duke Energy To Move Coal Ash

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2014 | Green

By Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C., Feb 25 (Reuters) - State regulators in North Carolina may force Duke Energy Corp to move thousands of ...

Federal Prosecutors Widen Investigation Into NC Coal Ash Spill

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 02.20.2014 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors widened their investigation triggered by a massive coal ash spill in North Carolina, demanding reams of doc...

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 Regulators Shielded Duke's Coal Ash Pollution

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

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Over the last year, environmental groups have tried three times to use the federal Clean Water Act to force Duke Energy to clea...

Kate Sheppard

North Carolina Coal Ash Spill Renews Push For Long-Delayed Federal Regulations

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Between 50,000 and 82,000 tons of coal ash flowed into North Carolina's Dan River on Sunday, prompting renewed calls for long-delayed f...

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...