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Lawsuit filed over Trump plans for offshore drilling tests

Environmental groups on Tuesday sued the Trump administration over offshore drilling tests, launching a legal fight against a proposal that has drawn bipartisan opposition along the Atlantic Coast.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)video

Chemours sued over air, water pollution claims

A federal lawsuit seeks to stop a company from continuing to allow little-studied industrial compounds to get into the Cape Fear River in eastern North Carolina.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)video

Cape Fear River Watch to sue Chemours for Clean Water Act, Toxic Substance Law...

The Southern Environmental Law Center is asking the NC Department of Environmental Quality to require Chemours to immediately stop all emissions and discharges of GenX and chemically related compounds.

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.

Non-profit files suit over Ocean Isle Beach terminal groin project

An environmental group has filed a lawsuit in federal court over plans to build a terminal groin for Ocean Isle Beach.
Natural Gas

Regulators release environmental assessment of Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline intended to carry natural gas across West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina would have some adverse environmental effects, including impacts on water resources, forest and other habitats, but most could be reduced to insignificant levels, an assessment by federal regulators found.

Southern Environmental Law Center investigating Chemours

In 2012, Chemours failed a toxicity test on its discharge.

Duke Energy to pay $1M to settle latest coal ash suit

Duke Energy is contributing at least $1 million to protect a river, lake and wetlands near Wilmington to settle a lawsuit over coal ash stored at a closed power plant.

Figure Eight homeowners reject terminal groin

No terminal groin for Figure Eight Island.

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