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Duke Energy Claims Dan River Cleanup Complete


Waterkeeper Alliance, North Carolina Riverkeepers, and local residents reacted with shock and outrage to the announcement from Duke Energy yesterday that...

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Claims of Dan River Clean-up by Duke Energy Proven False


Tens of Thousands of Tons of Coal Ash Still Plainly Evident in Dan River Sediment Photos available here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsjZMx3P2 Raleigh, North Carolina...

Stop Fracked Gas Exports – Cove Point and Beyond


In an age when the consequences of global warming become more apparent by the day, you might think that the fossil fuel industry would be striving to minimize...

Call for major changes to North Carolina coal ash bill


RALEIGH, NC – Environmental groups Appalachian Voices, Cape Fear Riverkeeper, Catawba Riverkeeper, Charlotte Environmental Action, Greenpeace, Haw Riverkeeper,...

Notice to Duke Energy: 3 Clean Water Act Violations from Coal Ash


CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Southern Environmental Law Center today gave notice to Duke Energy and the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural...

Waterkeeper files coal ash lawsuit in Florida near the Apalachicola River


Waterkeeper Alliance sues Gulf Power for leaking coal ash dump in Florida’s Apalachicola River TALLAHASSEE – Waterkeeper Alliance, Apalachicola...

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New DOT Order on Bakken Crude Rail Shipments Not Strong Enough


New DOT Emergency Order on Rail Shipments of Bakken Crude a Welcome but Overdue Step for Protection of First Responders and Environment CONTACT: Peter...

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McCrory’s Coal Ash Plan (CCAAP) a Failure


What CCAAP Can’t Do: Protect NC from Duke Energy Coal Ash   Raleigh—Late last night, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory released his so-called...

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Breaking from NC – Officials knew Cape Fear Plant Coal Ash Pond was Failing


March 26, 2014 Photos show North Carolina Regulators Missed Giant Crack in Dam after Duke Energy Dumped Toxic Coal Ash at Cape Fear Plant Second look...

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Maddow Closes Show with Waterkeepers [Video]


Polluters Take Note – The Waterkeepers Are Watching In the ongoing coverage of Duke Energy’s mishandling of coal ash throughout North Carolina,...

Dan River Groups Seek Cleanup of Duke’s Coal Ash Pollution


Dan River Groups Seek Cleanup of Duke’s Coal Ash Pollution CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—The Southern Environmental Law Center today filed motions to allow four...

Duke Energy Caught Dumping Toxic Wastewater Into Cape Fear River


Duke Energy Caught Dumping Wastewater from Toxic Coal Ash Lagoon into Cape Fear River Watershed Aerial surveillance photos show Duke pumping coal ash water...

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Judge Rules Duke Must Take Immediate Action On Groundwater Contamination


Breaking: Judge Rules Duke Must Take Immediate Action to Eliminate Sources of Groundwater Contamination at Ash Ponds CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— A Wake County...

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Duke Ash Pond Still Dumping into River


Ash pond still dumping while Duke begins ash removal from river Eden, NC – Waterkeeper Alliance and Yadkin Riverkeeper have obtained the results from...

Dan River Highly Toxic


Dan River Highly Toxic Due to Duke Energy Coal Ash Spill Waterkeepers’ Samples Show Disturbing Levels of Metals and other Contaminants   Photos...

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Local Groups Seek Clean Up of Duke’s Coal Ash Pollution Across North Carolina


Local Groups Seek Clean Up of Duke’s Coal Ash Pollution Across North Carolina CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–The Southern Environmental Law Center today...

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Conservation Groups Get Voice in Coal Ash Fight


Conservation Groups Get Voice in Coal Ash Fight Court Rules Conservation Groups Are Full Parties in Sutton Plant Action CHAPEL HILL, NC –The Wake County...

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Duke Coal Ash Pollution Ruining Public Drinking Water Resource in Wilmington, NC


Duke Coal Ash Pollution Ruining Public Drinking Water Resource in Wilmington, NC CHAPEL HILL, NC –Coal ash pollution from Duke Energy Progress’s Sutton...

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Conservation Groups Act to Join State Charges against Progress Energy’s Coal Ash Pollution at Sutton Plant Near Wilmington


Conservation Groups Act to Join State Charges against Progress Energy’s Coal Ash Pollution at Sutton Plant Near Wilmington CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—Conservation...

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Closing the Floodgates


Report shows lack of limits on toxic coal ash water pollution discharges from coal-fired power plants Closing the Floodgates is a comprehensive survey...

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N.C. adds Charlotte-area Riverbend power plant to coal ash lawsuit


State regulators under pressure from environmental groups added Duke Energy’s Riverbend power plant, perched above Charlotte’s water supply, to a lawsuit...