Feds override NC on draining coal ash dumps
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:51pm.

Federal environmental officials spurred North Carolina regulators to reverse course on a policy allowing Duke Energy to drain massive amounts of polluted wastewater from its coal ash dumps directly into the state's rivers and lakes.

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3.5m gallons of sewage in Haw River in Burlington
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 9:15am.

Officials say 3.5 million gallons of wastewater has spilled into the Haw River after a break in a line at a treatment plant in Burlington.

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Sewer system overflow leaks into Greenfield Lake
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 8:19am.

Approximately 1,000 gallons of diluted wastewater overflowed into Greenfield Lake Saturday.

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Energy exploration bill returns to NC Senate panel
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 8:02am.

Supporters of a bill to allow permits for underground natural gas exploration in North Carolina say the legislation would cause energy companies to consider drilling in the state.

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Wastewater overflows at CFPUA plant; sludge reaches Cape Fear River
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 01/27/2013 - 8:42pm.

video The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has stopped a sanitary sewer overflow that started at a wastewater treatment plan on River Road Sunday.

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