RALEIGH — North Carolina regulators have cited five more Duke Energy power plants for lacking required storm water permits after a massive spill at one of the company’s coal ash dumps coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge. The state ...Read More »
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RALEIGH — North Carolina officials say wastewater containing unsafe levels of arsenic from a Duke Energy coal ash dump is flowing into a North Carolina river already contaminated from a massive Feb. 2 spill. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources ordered Duke Thursday to ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s top environmental official said Monday that he briefed Gov. Pat McCrory before intervening in lawsuits against Duke Energy, resulting in a negotiated settlement that fined the $50 billion corporation $99,111 to resolve violations over groundwater contamination leaching from two ...Read More »
EDEN — Duke Energy says it is diverting the flow of coal ash from reaching a North Carolina river, but the company cannot yet declare the massive spill fully contained nearly a week after it was first discovered. Company spokeswoman Meghan Musgrave said ...Read More »
MATTHEWS — The town of Matthews has received a grant for an electric vehicle charging station that can quick-charge an vehicle in about half an hour. The charger will be on Matthews Station Street and should be in place before ...
Tagged with: Centralina Council of Governments Duke Energy electric vehicle quick-charge station Matthews Matthews Station Street Mayor Jim Taylor N.C. Department of Commerce N.C. DMV N.C. Plug-In Electric Vehicle Taskforce Raleigh Sean Flaherty TransportationRead More »
A murky, internecine lawsuit over $1.2 billion involving two formerly synonymous giants of economic development in Charlotte has ended in what appears to be an equally shadowy draw. But the documents filed Tuesday in a Texas court dismissing a 2010 ...Read More »
MOUNT HOLLY – Duke Energy, the Charlotte-based energy giant, is set to start demolition on parts of its Riverbend Steam Station on the Catawba River in Gaston County, as part of the company’s efforts to modernize its power plants. The ...Read More »
Though this Duke Energy product walks and talks like a money market account and though you can write checks on your balance, the people at Duke consider it an investment in their PremierNotes. The 1.41 percent you would get from DUK is enormously better than the miserly 0.35 percent an ignoramus would get from this bank.Read More »
The North Carolina Division of Water Quality plans to hold a public hearing from 7 to 9 p.m. today to discuss water-discharge permits for Duke Energy Corp.’s three coal-fired power plants along the Catawba River. The hearing on the permits, which ...
Tagged with: Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation Clean Water for North Carolina David Merryman Duke Energy North Carolina Division of Water Quality North Carolina Environmental Management Commission Sierra ClubRead More »