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Residents hope for faster coal ash plant cleanup

By McCall Reeder Intern The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) affirmed its commitment to closing coal ash plants, beginning with high-risk facilities such as...

Downtown Wilmington to host public hearing on coal ash

By McCall Reeder Intern As the state continues to ramp up regulations on Duke Energy over how it handles the waste created from coal used at...

Hearing on Duke permit for coal-ash discharge rescheduled

A public hearing on a discharge permit related to Duke Energy’s planned coal-ash cleanup has been moved to Aug. 6, a day later than...

Dan River water sampled nearly one year after coal ash spill

Leaders of North Carolina’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) joined state Division of Water Resources’ staff Friday, Jan. 30, to take water...

Sutton coal ash to be used as fill in N.C. clay mines

Duke Energy announced plans to close coal ash basins at the Sutton Plant near Wilmington today, which involve recycling 2 million of the site’s...

Duke Energy weighs in on coal ash bills, local lawsuit

Prompted by recent buzz surrounding coal ash cleanup, Duke Energy hosted a June 23 informational meeting at the Coastline Conference and Event Center where...

Lawmakers cautiously weighing plans for coal ash cleanup

  Coal ash cleanup was the subject of the first bill introduced during the North Carolina General Assembly’s 2014 short session, yet legislative action on...

Environmental leaders detail coal ash concerns 

Three local environmental leaders explained the coal ash threats and avenues toward safe storage during an April 28 forum hosted by the Cape Fear...

Solution to coal ash endangerment proposed

At least four plans are slated for consideration during the General Assembly’s short session in May, including one released by Gov. Pat McCrory on...

City council hears Duke Energy response to coal ash concerns

Representatives from Duke Energy were present during Wilmington City Council’s Tuesday, April 15, meeting to respond to concerns recently aired about the management of...

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