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Feds File Criminal Charges Against Nation's Largest Electricity Company

AP | By MICHAEL BIESECKER and MITCH WEISS | Posted 04.22.2015 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors filed multiple criminal charges against Duke Energy on Friday over years of illegal pollution leaking from ...

Lawmakers Push Deadlines For Coal Ash Cleanup

AP | By MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 08.06.2014 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers are pressing for firm deadlines to be added to legislation aimed at stopping pollution leaking from Du...

Duke: Moving Coal Ash Would Cost Up To $10 Billion

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 04.23.2014 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy told North Carolina lawmakers Tuesday that removing all of the company's coal ash away from the state's rivers and ...

North Carolina Regulators Side With Duke Energy

AP | By MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 06.08.2014 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators are joining with Duke Energy in appealing a judge's ruling on cleaning up groundwater pollution leech...

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...

Regulators Say Duke Pumped Coal Ash Into NC River

AP | By MITCH WEISS and MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 05.21.2014 | Green

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators say Duke Energy illegally pumped 61 million gallons of contaminated water from a coal ash pit into ...

Tweak To NC Law Protected Duke's Coal Ash Pits

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER and MITCH WEISS | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy was in a bind. North Carolina regulators had for years allowed the nation's largest power company to pollute the...

Duke: Coal Ash Cleanup Will Take 2 Years

AP | Posted 05.14.2014 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy says it plans to move three leaky coal ash pits away from North Carolina waterways, including one that coated 70 mi...

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...

Second Pipe Leaking Near Coal Ash Spill

AP | Posted 02.15.2014 | Green

EDEN, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy says a second pipe under a coal ash dump in North Carolina is not in immediate danger of collapse, despite concerns fr...

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...