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DEQ officials visit Wilmington to hear public input on new coal ash dumping rules

New rules would require companies to release hazard material results from dumpsites on a public website instead of just to the DEQ.
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A look ahead: Duke Energy and state to begin final hearings on proposed rate...

Still at issue is whether the company will be allowed to charge consumers the full, multibillion-dollar cost of cleaning up its coal ash pits.

Duke Energy accepts lower rate increase, profit

The nation's largest electric company has agreed to seek a lower rate increase on more than a million North Carolina customers and charge a lower potential profit margin.
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Mayor Saffo testifies, calls proposed Duke Energy increase a ‘rate shock’

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo provided testimony to the NC Utilities Commission about the proposed Duke Energy Progress rate increase.
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‘I object to the rate increase;” Wilmington speaks opposition to Duke Energy rate hike

The utility commission will hold more hearings into November and make a recommendation on the rate hike early 2018.
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Duke Energy wants to raise rates, public hearing Thursday

Duke Energy wants to raise rates nearly 17 percent, but first the North Carolina Utilities Commission wants to hear from you.
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Neighbors dealing with coal ash file lawsuit against Duke Energy

People living near coal ash ponds recently filed a class action lawsuit against Duke Energy. The class action lawsuit claims negligence and unfair and deceptive trade practices by Duke.
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State permit granted for coal ash disposal at Sutton Steam Plant

State environmental officials have issued a permit that will allow Duke Energy to start disposing of coal ash at a new lined landfill proposed for the utility's Sutton Steam Station in Wilmington.
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Duke Energy Sutton plant is working on cleaning up coal ash

Duke Energy has heard from their customers and from the state that they need to responsibly manage coal ash.

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