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McCrory shuffles NC business, environment heads
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:58am.

videoNorth Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is shuffling the heads of two state agencies that report to him.

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DENR reclassifies Sutton Lake, raises dam hazard level
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/07/2014 - 3:38pm.

video State regulators have reclassified Sutton Lake in New Hanover County in a move that environmentalists hope means greater protection from possible pollution from a nearby power plant.

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Environmental groups want dam hazard ratings raised at Sutton Lake
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:30am.

videoEnvironmental groups have asked state regulators to raise the dam hazard ratings for the coal ash dams at Duke Energy's L.V. Sutton Plant in New Hanover County.

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NC moves to fine Duke over coal ash pollution near Wilmington
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:20pm.

videoDuke Energy is feeling the heat from the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The agency sent a letter to Duke today saying the company must start addressing groundwater contamination issues from the Sutton steam plant.

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DENR issues directive to clean up coal ash
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/13/2014 - 3:14pm.

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.

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NC state agencies having phone, email outages
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 08/13/2014 - 7:24am.

A number of state agency offices in Raleigh have been hit with telephone and email problems.

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7,500 gallons of wastewater overflows into Lake Waccamaw after sewer spills
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 7:30am.

Lake Waccamaw leaders are awaiting water test results after they say thousands of gallons of untreated wastewater overflowed into Lake Waccamaw when it rained following two sanitary sewer spills.

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EPA was concerned about NC deal on Duke ash dumps
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:14pm.

The US Environmental Agency expressed concern last year that a proposed deal between North Carolina regulators and Duke Energy to settle pollution violations at two of the company's coal ash dumps was too lenient.

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Regulators say Duke pumped coal ash at Cape Fear plant
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/20/2014 - 1:22pm.

North Carolina regulators say Duke Energy pumped 61 million gallons of contaminated water from a coal ash pit near the Cape Fear River.

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