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Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/24/2015 - 2:45pm.READ MORE:
Duke Energy says it will appeal a record $25.1 million fine recently imposed by state regulators for pollution in New Hanover County. Full story...
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:45pm.READ MORE:
Environmentalists are calling on North Carolina health officials to warn people against eating fish caught near a Duke Energy coal ash dump outside Wilmington after a new study shows high levels of contamination. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/07/2014 - 4:38pm.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 Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:30pm.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 Sara Hopkins on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 10:40pm.READ MORE:
Since 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...
Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 06/16/2014 - 4:48pm.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...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/10/2014 - 6:50pm.READ MORE:
A 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...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/12/2013 - 3:39pm.READ MORE:
Environmental groups today filed a federal lawsuit against Duke Energy Progress. They want the power company to clean up its toxic coal ash pollution of Sutton Lake near Wilmington and coal ash pollution of groundwater at its Sutton Plant. Full story...
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