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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.
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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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Duke Energy, NC agency disputing fine for coal ash pollution

The nation's largest electric company and North Carolina's environment agency are negotiating over a fine of about $7 million pollution to punish Duke Energy for a big spill of liquefied coal ash.

Health official resigns in cancer warnings flap, DHHS releases statement

A North Carolina epidemiologist is quitting her state job because she says health agency officials are trying to mislead the public about warnings concerning well water near Duke Energy coal ash pits containing a cancer-causing chemical.

Toxicologist on cancer warnings: NC acted despite science

A state toxicologist says officials in North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's administration are the ones responsible for fear and confusion about the safety of well water near Duke Energy coal ash pits found to contain a cancer-causing chemical.

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