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Environmentalists: Coal ash-related compounds found in Cape Fear River

Samples taken by environmental watchdog organizations along the Cape Fear River near the Sutton plant found arsenic and selenium levels many times higher than state surface water quality standards, the groups reported Wednesday.

CFPUA gives update on water quality following Florence

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) addresses continued news reports and social media stories concerning drinking water quality.

CFPUA releases statement surrounding energy plant dam breach

CFPUA says Duke Energy spill after dam breach will not impact local drinking water.

Gov. Cooper talks about possible coal ash leak

Governor Cooper says there are a lot of areas of concern regarding coal ash and that the rules need to be revamped.

Duke Energy: Dam breached at Wilmington plant, coal ash basins affected

Duke Energy says flooding at the L.V. Sutton plant near Wilmington has led the company to shut down the 625-megawatt natural gas plant.

Florence could flood hog manure pits, coal ash dumps

Hurricane Florence's heavy rains could cause an environmental disaster in North Carolina, where waste from hog manure pits, coal ash dumps and other industrial sites could wash into homes and threaten drinking water supplies.

N Carolina regulators deny Duke Energy rate increase request

Instead of a rate increase, state regulators are demanding the company pay up to customers as well as to the state.

Attorney general challenges regulators over coal ash charges

North Carolina's attorney general on Wednesday challenged regulators for allowing Duke Energy to start charging consumers hundreds of millions of dollars to clean up coal ash dumps and add a potential profit margin.

Residents near coal ash plant upset about Duke Energy rate hike

Coal ash has been a problem for residents along Flemington Road in New Hanover County. Now, some are upset after the company responsible is increasing rates.

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Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

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Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.

New Hanover County Commissioners pass stop gap funding to increase affordable housing

Monday morning, New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a measure that could create more workforce housing in the region.