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NC, 21 other states sue Trump administration over new coal rules

A coalition of 22 Democratic-led states has sued the Trump administration over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants.

‘Mine 9,’ movie about a coal mine entrapment, opens Friday

A film whose chilling theme is known all too well by residents of coal producing states — an entrapment inside an Appalachian mine — opens in theaters this week.

Duke Energy files plans to close 7 coal plants over 30 years

Duke Energy has filed plans with state regulators to close its seven North Carolina coal plants during the next 30 years.

Trump administration to terminate Obama’s climate plan

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that he will sign a new rule overriding the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era effort to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.

U.S. utilities seek sun as Trump sides with coal, fossil fuels

Plunging solar power costs are leading U.S. electric companies to capture the sun just when President Donald Trump is moving to boost coal and other fossil fuels.

Duke Energy reports coal-ash spill

Duke Energy says a pipe under a coal ash pond has broken releasing an unknown amount of coal ash into the Dan River in Rockingham County.

NC files 2nd lawsuit against Duke Energy

The state of North Carolina has filed a second lawsuit against Duke Energy, saying that coal ash threatens Charlotte's water supply.

Greenpeace sails into town targeting coal use

video The Port City sees many ships come and go, but one that arrived today hopes to leave a lasting impression.

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Bald Head Island officers fired in 2014 awarded $700k in lawsuit

A federal judge has sided with four former Bald Head Island Public Safety Officers who filed a lawsuit after they were fired six years ago.

NC audit questions monitoring of virus funds for education

State Auditor Beth Wood's office says North Carolina’s education department has failed to monitor sufficiently whether over $140 million in federal coronavirus relief money was used properly or met its intended purposes.

Mayor declares Thursday as ACCESS of Wilmington Day

Mayor Bill Saffo has declared Thursday as ACCESS of Wilmington Day.

Lu Mil Vineyard brightens Bladen County with annual Christmas light show

Lu Mil Vineyard is lighting up the night with their annual Festival of Lights.