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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.

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.

Science panel: Health goal for chemical in water is right

A North Carolina science panel says state health officials were right to set a much lower health target for a little-studied industrial chemical found in drinking water than the goal the manufacturer proposed.
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Chemours cuts off bottled water for some NC families

The company that makes a chemical that's been found in private wells near its North Carolina plant will stop providing bottled water to residents whose wells meet the state's health goal.
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Free rain gardens to help reduce pollution in waterways

Hewletts and Bradley Creek are two waterways dealing with a pollution problem. But the city of Wilmington has an incentive program for homeowners there to bring the problem down.
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Trump team wants to roll back Obama-era mileage standards

The Trump administration is proposing to roll back Obama-era mileage standards that were designed to make cars more fuel efficient and reduce pollution.

EPA chief, CFPUA talk GenX at national summit

GenX in the Cape Fear is getting attention at a summit in the nation's capital. The head of Environment Protection Agency is speaking about new standards and tests to under more about these new threats.
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Report: Wilmington is one of the cleanest cities in the country

The environment we live in is vital when it comes to our overall health. Good news for the Port City. According to a new report Wilmington is at the top of the list for having the cleanest air in the nation.

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