State environmental regulators are gathering comments on a proposed air quality permit that would let Duke Energy reprocess and recycle coal ash stored at the Buck plant in Salisbury, North Carolin
2:19pm Apr 10, 2018Environment Environment
3:13pm Jan 29, 2018Courts Courts Environment
Some residents living near Duke Energy’s unlined coal ash ponds have reached a settlement with the company. But, the case leaves open legal protections for young family members.
8:30am Jan 25, 2018Environment Environment
State regulators got an earful from residents who say they don’t want to pay for costs associated with coal ash cleanup across the state.
5:00am Jan 24, 2018Environment Environment
North Carolina residents will get their say on Duke Energy’s request to raise electricity rates to help pay for coal ash cleanup. A public hearing is scheduled Wednesday night in Greensboro.
5:18am Dec 08, 2017Arts Arts Environment
A local artist is using her talents to create a new public art display in Stokes County.
4:27pm Nov 27, 2017Environment Environment
Charging North Carolina consumers the full, multibillion-dollar cost of cleaning up coal ash dumps is comparable to tire stores charging customers an extra fee to dispose of an old set of wheels, a
3:51pm Nov 20, 2017Business Business Environment
The nation's largest electric company agreed Monday to seek a smaller rate increase on more than a million North Carolina customers, with a smaller potential profit margin, but still wants nearly $
8:57am Nov 02, 2017Environment Environment Health & Safety
What if a dam holding back coal ash burst at one of Duke Energy's coal plants in the Carolinas or Midwest?
5:19pm Oct 03, 2017Environment Environment
Environmental and civil rights groups say they’ll sue Duke Energy for violating parts of the Clean Water Act
5:12pm Sep 20, 2017Environment Environment
Environmental groups are accusing Duke Energy of withholding safety information about coal ash sites from the public.
9:25am Aug 24, 2017Environment Environment Health & Safety
Neighbors with contaminated wells near Duke Energy's North Carolina coal ash ponds are suing to halt Duke's demand that they sign away future legal claims in exchange for compensation.
3:26pm Jul 13, 2017Environment Environment
The nation's largest electric company wants regulators in North Carolina to force consumers to pay nearly $200 million a year to clean up the toxic byproducts of burning coal to generate power.