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.
A representative from the Environmental Protection Agency says regulators have taken more than 600 samples from the river since the spill.
The coal ash was taken to a landfill in Person County, North Carolina where those types of materials are permitted.
A bill backed by key North Carolina lawmakers would require Duke Energy to close all of its coal ash dumps across the state within 15 years, with much of the toxic material going into lined landfills.
Environmental and wildlife officials in North Carolina and Virginia have signed an agreement with Duke Energy for the cleanup of toxic coal ash from the Dan River.
Federal environmental officials have reached a deal with Duke Energy to clean up its mess from a massive coal ash spill into the Dan River.
Right now containers carrying hundreds of tons of coal ash are on their way to a landfill in North Carolina.
Virginia Beach will resume using Lake Gaston for drinking water following tests that found no coal ash in a reservoir that feeds the lake.
You wouldn't look twice if you passed it on route 460 a few miles away from the West Virginia state line. Between the the Celenese Plant and right beside a campground and the New River is an unmarked field called the Cumberland Park Industrial Site.
Crews are beginning to vacuum 2,500 tons of coal ash from the Dan River.
Danville now has an attorney over the coal ash spill in the Dan River.
A study warns farmers against using water with high amounts of visible coal ash.
Field representatives from state and federal agencies gave updates on the coal ash clean up process in the Dan River.