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Senate nixes House coal ash bill, negotiating next

Legislation designed to clean up coal ash ponds at Duke Energy power plants in North Carolina is now heading to final negotiations after the Senate rejected the House version of the bill.

NC, Va. sign deal with Duke for Dan River cleanup

Environmental and wildlife officials in North Carolina and Virginia have signed an agreement with Duke Energy for the cleanup of toxic coal ash from the Dan River, which flows through the two states.

NC governor proposes new coal ash plan after spill

North Carolina's governor says he will propose new legislation aimed at strengthening government oversight of coal ash dumps following the massive spill at a Duke Energy plant that coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.

Federal grand jury looks into Duke Energy spill

A federal grand jury is convening as part of a widening criminal investigation triggered by the massive Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge.

Judge postpones hearing in coal ash lawsuit

A federal judge is postponing a hearing on a lawsuit filed by an environmental group claiming Duke Energy violated the Clean Water Act by allowing its coal ash pits to pollute a major Charlotte waterway.

Violations issued against Duke for coal ash spill

RALEIGH, NC (AP) -- North Carolina regulators have issued notice to Duke Energy that the company will be cited for environmental violations related to...

Pipe at another NC ash dump is leaking groundwater

RALEIGH, NC (AP) -- State regulators are concerned about another leaking pipe at a Duke Energy coal ash dump, this time in western North...

Prosecutors file new subpoenas over Dan River coal ash

Federal prosecutors have served North Carolina's environmental agency with 20 additional subpoenas seeking documents and ordering state employees to testify before a grand jury. The move is part of a broadening criminal investigation triggered by a massive coal ash spill into the Dan River.

Gov. McCrory briefed on coal ash deal with Duke Energy

North Carolina's top environmental official says he briefed Gov. Pat McCrory about a negotiated settlement with Duke Energy that would have fined the $50 billion corporation $99,000 to resolve violations for groundwater contamination leaching from two huge coal ash dumps.

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