Duke Energy plans to cap unlined and potentially leaking coal ash pits at 10 generating plants in North Carolina and Indiana, while excavating its sites in Kentucky and South Carolina.
One of the world's largest investment funds is dumping its shares in Duke Energy Corp. because it sees too much risk in what it called the largest U.S. electric company's history of environmental damage.
Two towns are reporting sewer spills after flooding from Tropical Storm Hermine.
State and federal environmental agencies are asking for public feedback on a plan to clean up environmental contamination at a Superfund site in Columbus County.
The town of Leland has reported a discharge of thousands of gallons of untreated wastewater in one of their large neighborhoods.
North Carolina legislators are moving to change laws that direct Duke Energy to excavate and move toxic coal ash from unlined pits near rivers by 2024.
A new documentary called A Plastic Ocean is exploring the environmental impacts of plastic debris in the world’s oceans.
North Carolina environmental regulators say they're fining the country's largest electric company nearly $7 million for pollution related to a big spill of liquefied coal ash in 2014.
An official with North Carolina's environmental regulation agency says deadlines under a coal-ash cleanup law have put enormous strain on the department's staff.
A federal judge is approving two Duke Energy plans describing how the country's largest electricity company says it will comply with environmental laws.