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Duke Energy rate hike allows coal ash costs, less penalty

Hearings for the Duke Energy Carolinas rate increase were supposed to start Tuesday but where postponed until March 5 so all sides could digest Friday's decision on the Duke Energy Progress rate increase.

DEQ wants feedback on draft coal ash rules, meeting scheduled in Wilmington

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality wants to hear your feedback on rules being drafted by the state agency to better protect public health and the environment when coal ash wastes are disposed of and recycled.

Duke Energy changes aimed at increasing minority contractors

One of the largest U.S. electricity companies is making changes that could make it easier for black, female and other minority-owned construction and hauling firms to compete for work on its multibillion-dollar project to excavate and close coal-ash storage pits.

Duke Energy won’t force neighbors to waive all legal claims

Neighbors of Duke Energy Corp.'s unlined coal ash pits in North Carolina went to court after the company said their $5,000 "goodwill" payments required them to give up future health claims linked to contaminated well water, but now they're ending the lawsuit.

Duke Energy agrees to pay $84K penalty for coal ash leaks

Duke Energy will pay an $84,000 penalty and work to end leaks of potentially toxic waste from three NC coal-burning power plants into groundwater and nearby rivers.

Duke Energy offers $5K compensation for coal ash victims

Neighbors living near Duke Energy's unlined coal ash pits around North Carolina are being offered payment of future water bills plus a $5,000 "goodwill" payment to households concerned their water wells could be polluted with heavy metals.

Duke Energy offers $5K compensation for coal ash neighbors

Neighbors living near Duke Energy's unlined coal ash pits around North Carolina are being offered payment of future water bills plus a $5,000 "goodwill" payment to households concerned their water wells could be polluted with heavy metals.

Duke Energy gets permit to bury coal ash near spill site

North Carolina's environmental department is telling Duke Energy to go ahead with building a lined landfill at its Dan River power plant so it can move coal ash away from the river that saw a massive spill two years ago.

Duke Energy to pay for new water system for 1,000 homes

North Carolina environmental regulators say Duke Energy will pay for new water lines or filtration systems for 1,000 households near coal ash storage pits.

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Resort style rental property project proposed for the town of Navassa

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