Duke Energy proposes plan to keep coal ash in lined landfill at Sutton Plant
Duke Energy says a proposed plan will keep more than five million tons of coal ash at the Sutton Plant; about two million tons are still planning to be moved out of the area. Wed, 04/29/2015 - 10:21am
Residents near Duke ash dumps told not to drink well water
North Carolina officials are advising dozens of residents near Duke Energy coal ash dumps not to drink or cook with water from their wells after tests showed contamination with toxic heavy metals. Tue, 04/21/2015 - 5:54pm
Duke Energy increases contributions to GOP governors group
A campaign watchdog group says Duke Energy increased its contributions to the Republican Governors Association as the utility became mired in coal ash problems. Tue, 04/14/2015 - 1:40am
Duke Energy appeals $25M coal ash fine over issues at Wilmington plant
Duke Energy Corp. says a $25 million fine by North Carolina environmental regulators over coal ash pollution that has been seeping into groundwater for years is excessive and unnecessary. Thu, 04/09/2015 - 2:03pm
Duke Energy to appeal $25.1M state fine for New Hanover pollution
Duke Energy says it will appeal a record $25.1 million fine recently imposed by state regulators for pollution in New Hanover County. Tue, 03/24/2015 - 6:45pm
Duke Energy fined record $25.1M for Sutton Plant contamination
State regulators have fined Duke Energy a record $25.1 million for groundwater contamination from coal ash at the Sutton Plant in New Hanover County. Tue, 03/10/2015 - 9:20pm
US charges Duke with illegal pollution from 5 coal ash dumps
Federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges against Duke Energy for illegal pollution from coal ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants. Fri, 02/20/2015 - 10:55pm
SEC Filing: Duke says it expects to settle criminal probe
Duke Energy says it expects to pay $100 million to settle an ongoing federal criminal investigation that began after a massive coal ash spill at a North Carolina plant. Wed, 02/18/2015 - 3:23pm
Duke Energy CEO speaks on Dan River spill year anniversary
It’s been one year since one of the largest coal ash spills in the nation’s history. It took almost a week to contain the spill at Duke Energy’s Eden North Carolina ash coal dump. Tue, 02/03/2015 - 10:35pm
Changes in more than 20 NC laws begin Wednesday
New North Carolina laws involving coal ash, specialty license plates and the regulation of alcoholic beverages are being implemented starting in October. All or portions of more than 20 pieces of legislation approved by the General Assembly take effect beginning Wednesday. Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:05am