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Duke Energy Coal Ash

'Green News Report' -- February 24, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.26.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: VETOED: Obama nixes Keystone XL pipeline bill; EXPOSED: prominent clim...

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...

Group To Sue Major Energy Provider For Polluting North Carolina's Rivers

AP | By MITCH WEISS | Posted 08.31.2014 | Green

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An environmental group says it's planning to use the federal Clean Water Act to sue Duke Energy over coal ash pollution at th...

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 ...

Emails Show Close Tie Between Duke Energy, North Carolina Officials After Spill

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER and MITCH WEISS | Posted 03.13.2014 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Internal emails between staff at North Carolina's environmental agency show state regulators were coordinating with Duke Energy...

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 ...

Just How Big Was North Carolina's Coal Ash Spill?

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 04.27.2014 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A team of academic researchers equipped with a drone estimates about 35 million gallons of coal ash and contaminated wastewater...

'If You Want To Know What It's Like Living Near A Coal Ash Pond, This Is It'

AP | MITCH WEISS and MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 04.24.2014 | Green

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — From his modest home near the Cape Fear River, Sam Malpass can glimpse the tall stacks of Duke Energy's Sutton Steam Electri...

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...