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Another Duke Energy coal ash spill discovered into the Neuse River

GOLDSBORO, N.C. — Waterkeeper Alliance and Sound Rivers have discovered a large coal ash spill into the Neuse River from the Duke Energy H.F. Lee facility, 10 miles upstream of Goldsboro, NC. A substantial but undetermined amount of coal ash was found floating on the surface of the river in a layer over one inch ...

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Waterkeeper Alliance and Upper Neuse Riverkeeper at Sound Rivers Respond to News of Coal Ash Release from the Duke Energy H.F. Lee Facility in Goldsboro, NC

  BREAKING NEWS RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA — Late on Friday afternoon, Duke Energy informed the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality “that erosion caused by flooding from Hurricane Matthew may have led to the discharge of an unknown amount of coal ash.” Four of five retired coal ash ponds at the Lee plant near Goldsboro ...

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Waterkeeper Alliance and North Carolina Riverkeepers Conduct Aerial Patrols, Document Hog Waste Contamination and Flooded Coal Ash Ponds

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA — Waterkeeper Alliance continues to activate its Rapid Response protocol with 13 North Carolina Riverkeeper organizations to document the serious flooding impacts in the wake of Hurricane Matthew from the ground, in the air and on the water. Aerial patrols conducted October 12 and 13 over concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) have ...

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