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DENR issues directive to clean up coal ash

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videoNorth Carolina's environmental agency is asking Duke Energy to submit plans for moving coal ash from four of its waste pits. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources also issued Duke a directive Wednesday to increase drinking water testing at the company's ash dumps. Full story...
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McCrory orders that laws be enforced on coal ash

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Gov. Pat McCrory has issued an executive order directing North Carolina's environmental agency to enforce all applicable laws to try to force Duke Energy to clean up its coal ash dumps. Full story...
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Coal ash bill in limbo after NC Senate adjourns

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The North Carolina Senate has adjourned without finalizing a bill requiring Duke Energy to clean up its 33 leaky coal ash dumps in the state. The move comes nearly six months after a spill coated 70 miles of the Dan River with sludge. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Damaged road fixed after report

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videoWe told you last night about Trucking Lane in Brunswick county that was damaged by Duke Energy. As promised, Duke Energy sent out contractors Thursday to fix the road. Full story...
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EPA: Duke done dredging coal ash from NC river

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Federal environmental officials say Duke Energy has completed removal of large pockets of coal ash from the Dan River following a massive spill at a North Carolina power plant. Full story...
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Senate nixes House coal ash bill, negotiating next

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Legislation designed to clean up coal ash ponds at Duke Energy power plants in North Carolina is now heading to final negotiations after the Senate rejected the House version of the bill. Full story...
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Duke Energy Renewables strikes solar power deal for farms planned in NC

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Two universities in the nation's capital have agreed to a major energy deal to buy more than half their power from three new solar power farms planned in North Carolina. Full story...
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Duke Energy seeks right plan for coal ash clean-up

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videoSince the spill in the Dan River coal ash has been a hot topic. This has folks asking a few questions about the coal ash in our own backyard. Duke Energy Progress is trying to answer some questions. Full story...
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Duke Energy to host community info session

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videoDuke Energy is hosting an event next week to speak with the community about coal ash and other issues. Full story...
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Senate bill pushes to close NC coal ash ponds

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videoThe North Carolina Senate is trying to push through legislation that will close all coal ash ponds in the state. The bill would also allow for clean-up of certain coal ash sites, including the Sutton Plant site right here in southeastern North Carolina. Environmental activists wonder if the bill goes far enough. Full story...
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Judge: Coal ash lawsuit in NC can move forward

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videoA federal judge says a lawsuit accusing Duke Energy coal ash pits of polluting a lake near Wilmington can move forward. The Southern Environmental Law Center filed a lawsuit last year on behalf of environmental groups, saying the toxic waste was polluting Sutton Lake and violating the federal Clean Water Act. Full story...
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Environmental groups want NC coal ash moved

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A coalition of environmental groups and people who live near Duke Energy power plants are pressing North Carolina lawmakers to require the company to move all of its leaky coal ash dumps away from rivers, lakes and homes. Full story...
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Top NC Senate GOP leaders introduce coal ash bill

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Two top Republicans in the North Carolina Senate have introduced a bill to curb the threat of pollution from coal ash dumps, three months after a massive spill at a Duke Energy plant coated 70 miles of the Dan River in gray sludge. Full story...
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Duke Energy representative mum on coal ash cleanup during Wilmington visit

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videoWhile representatives from Duke Energy were in town to present a check to CFCC, we asked for an update on the timeline of the coal ash removal behind the old Sutton Steam Plant. Full story...
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Duke Energy funds CFCC's welding program

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videoA check funding the expansion of CFCC's welding program to the Pender County campus was presented to the college from Duke Energy. Full story...
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