Duke Energy and the U.S. government have reached a $102 million agreement that would stop an ongoing criminal investigation that began with a massive coal ash spill at a North Carolina plant.
Duke Energy says it expects to pay $100 million to settle an ongoing federal criminal investigation that began after a massive coal ash spill at a North Carolina plant.
A Lynchburg roofer and his partners have come up with a new way to keep people who work in high places safe on the job.
Monday is the one year anniversary of the coal ash spill in the Dan River. Environmentalists say it could be years before they know the true impacts of the spill.
Environmentalists are calling on North Carolina health officials to warn people against eating fish caught near a Duke Energy coal ash dump outside Wilmington after a new study shows high levels of contamination.
$300 million. That's the estimated pricetag one North Carolina researcher is putting on the coal ash spill from February.
Nine months after coal ash sludge coated more than 70 miles of the Dan River, environmentalists say the clean up isn't over.
Duke Energy released plans Thursday to begin removing coal ash from the Dan River Steam Station in Eden, N.C., and three other sites.
Danville isn't finished with coal ash just yet. That's according to Duke Energy leaders.
Environmentalists are making a permanent home in Danville.
Duke Energy announced on Wednesday that it is giving $1.5 million to projects aimed at improving the Dan River region.
A local organization will be working throughout the night and into the early morning hours at the request of Roanoke County's Planning and Zoning Department.
Environmental groups are asking two key North Carolina lawmakers to change legislation they say weakens the state's protections against coal ash pollution.
Charlotte officials and Duke Energy are still considering Charlotte Douglas International Airport as a site for millions of tons of coal ash now at Mountain Island Lake.
Two water protection groups say they'll continue to monitor the Dan River to identify coal ash from a massive spill in North Carolina that flowed into Virginia.
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