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Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/14/2015 - 10:45pm.READ MORE:
As Titan America continues to try and put a cement plant in Castle Hayne, those against it met in Wrightsville Beach Wednesday night. NC Coastal Federation members are still fighting the proposal after six years saying the plant, which will burn more than 250,000 tons of coal a year, will discharge pollutants into the Northeast Cape Fear River. Full story...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Thu, 11/13/2014 - 4:44pm.READ MORE:
Duke Energy has announced plans to remove coal ash from a Wilmington power plant and three other sites in North Carolina. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/07/2014 - 3:38pm.READ MORE:
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. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/06/2014 - 4:10pm.READ MORE:
North Carolina regulators have ordered Duke Energy to resubmit its proposal for assessing the extent of groundwater contamination leaking from 33 coal ash dumps across the state after deeming the company's current plans "inadequate." Full story...
Submitted by Taylor Yakowenko on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:16pm.READ MORE:
Tonight was the first meeting of the Carolina Beach Plastic Bag Committee. The group was put in place by the town council to research the plastic bag problem in the area. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:30am.READ MORE:
Environmental 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. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:20pm.READ MORE:
Duke 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. Full story...
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Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 06/16/2014 - 3:48pm.READ MORE:
The 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...