The next phase of cleanup at the former Dan River Steam Station is moving forward
Dan River Coal Ash Spill
5:36pm Jun 02, 2017Environment Environment
6:29pm Jan 05, 2016Environment Environment
The state recently issued a new classification system for coal ash ponds.
9:20am Oct 08, 2015Environment Environment
The president and CEO of Duke Energy expects a challenge to new EPA regulations targeting power plants.
1:49pm May 13, 2015Environment Environment
The legal fallout from a massive coal ash spill last year continues for Duke Energy. A shareholder says in a lawsuit that the company improperly influenced state regulators.
7:59pm Apr 29, 2015Environment Environment
Duke Energy plans to build lined landfills to bury coal ash at its closed Dan River Steam Station and the Sutton Plant near Wilmington. This comes as it works to excavate ash from its ponds by the
4:53pm Apr 24, 2015Environment Environment
There's a new conflict rising out of Duke Energy's disposal of coal ash. It concerns possible plans to build a new landfill to store the waste in a low income, minority neighborhood in Eden.
8:54pm Apr 21, 2015Environment Environment
The coal ash dumps near some Duke Energy plants in North Carolina are causing problems again.
10:30am Feb 04, 2015Environment Environment
Cities and towns along the Dan River are working hard to promote the safety of the river one year after a massive spill of coal ash turned the river black downstream from a retired Duke Energy plan
9:47am Feb 03, 2015Environment Environment
The massive spill of nearly 40,000 tons of coal ash into the Dan River promoted outrage and demands for action to protect the state’s waterways.
4:23pm Jan 26, 2015Environment Environment
Yadkin Riverkeeper enters 2015 emboldened by an expansion in its leadership team.
8:13pm Oct 21, 2014Environment Environment
A group of environmental agencies wants public help to restore the Dan River after a massive coal ash spill in February.
4:56am Sep 29, 2014Politics & Government Politics & Government
It’s been a big year for environmental news in North Carolina. First there was a major coal ash spill into the Dan River in February that raised concerns about water quality.