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Coal Ash The Dan River Spill and the Power Industry's

Duke Energy's coal ash pond in Eden, North Carolina, was a ticking time bomb. For more than 50 years, Duke Energy dumped ash and other wastes from

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Environment « Page 5

RALEIGH — Gov. McCrory wants Duke Energy to move its coal ash away from any waterways. The governor spoke Wednesday while touring the Siemans Plant in Cary about the need for action following the massive coal ash spill from Duke's Dan River steam station in Eden earlier in February.

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Duke Energy Fined Penny Per Ton For Massive Spill

Although the North Carolina Department of Natural Resources found Duke Energy in gross violation of the federal Clean Water Act, the state agency placed so little value on public health that they were willing to settle for a pittance—a penny per ton of toxic coal ash stored at Duke's two illegally polluting plants. To

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Coal ash bedevils Oklahoma town, revealing weakness of

Jun 30, 2016 · Coal ash recycling is often associated with concrete and wallboard — two "encapsulated" types of reuse accounting for a combined 25 million tons of waste. But that amounts to just 40 percent of the 62 million tons of coal ash that get recycled, industry reports estimate.

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NC Gov. Pat McCrory Subpoenaed By Feds Crooks and Liars

This time it's Pat McCrory (R-Duke Energy), who has been ordered to appear with documents related to the recent coal ash spill. The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into the state environmental agency tasked with regulating Duke Energy after a coal ash spill left the Dan River so polluted that people were advised to

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The impact of a coal ash spill on the Middle Fork

Sep 18, 2018 · The 2008 coal ash spill at the TVA Kingston impoundment released more than a billion gallons of coal combustion waste into the Emory and nearby Clinch rivers.. In 2014 a containment failure at a Duke Energy coal ash impoundment in North Carolina spilled 27 million gallons of coal ash into the Dan River, and blanketed the bottom of the river for a distance of 70 miles.

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Duke Energy, NC regulators reach $7 million settlement

Sep 29, 2015 · The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, formally DENR, reached a $7 million settlement with Duke Energy Tuesday that holds Duke Energy accountable for groundwater contamination at

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Damage cost of the Dan River coal ash spill Request

Request Damage cost of the Dan River coal ash spill The recent coal ash spill on the Dan River in North Carolina, USA has caused several negative effects on the environment and the public.

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The hazards of using toxic coal ash for land development

Apr 12, 2010 · The hazards of using toxic coal ash for land development spill of a billion gallons of coal ash waste from the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston plant in

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The Ongoing Saga 48 News, Updates, Tidbits & Trivia

Feb 15, 2015 · The Ongoing Saga 48 News, Updates, Tidbits & Trivia. 15 Sunday Feb 2015. Posted by miningawareness in Uncategorized Energy Corp has agreed to pay a fine of about $102 million for environmental violations related to a power plant's coal ash spill into a North Carolina river last year and the.. the James Justice family, in an attempt

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Fighting The Good Fight Former York Township, IL Precinct

Any National "Conversation About Race" Must Include Black Radical Tradition. Adam Hudson, Truthout Black radicalism has taught that any serious "conversation about race" must address the systemic racism that results in patterns of racial inequality in the judicial system, the national and global economies, policing, the education system, religion, popular culture and a war machine that

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Maryland Coal Ash Disposal in Ponds and Landfills

Page 2 of 2 Amount of coal ash generated per year over 1.9 million tons of coal combustion waste (CCW). Maryland 3ranks 23rd in the country for coal ash generation. Information on Maryland Disposal Sites Number of Coal Ash Ponds and Landfills At least 31 landfills and minefills. Ponds are prohibited.

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Daily dose What's a river worth? BlueNC

Weeks, months, and years later, still no coal ash safety standards (Huffington Post column)- This week marks the six month anniversary of the Dan River coal ash spill in North Carolina. In February 2014, a broken pipe released up to 82,000 gallons of toxic coal ash and wastewater into the Dan River.

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Dan River sampling continues, feds probing spill News

The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources continues to release daily updates on the Dan River coal ash spill amid national media attention and federal scrutiny, including a U.S.

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Coal Ash Gets Its Day In Court SACE Southern Alliance

On March 22 community members gathered in Eden North Carolina to celebrate World Water Day and call for clean up of the Dan River. As predicted in our last blog post on the Dan River coal ash disaster, the repercussions of this tragic event continue to make daily news.While environmental and community advocacy groups have been warning about the dangers of coal ash impoundments for years, it

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Environment « Page 3

RALEIGH — Finding a coal ash cleanup solution has been a top priority for many state lawmakers after this year's Dan River spill, but House and Senate leaders are saying it won't happen in 2014. Lawmakers rolled out proposals for a mandated cleanup plan early in

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EPA knew of faulty pipes at Dan River ash basin in 2009

The EPA would not say whether U.S. Department of Justice prosecutors in Raleigh have subpoenaed any of its records in their coal ash probe, which apparently focuses on both the Dan River spill and

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Dan River WFAE

After last week's coal ash spill, which poured at least tens of thousands of tons of the toxic byproduct of burnt coal into the Dan River, state regulators want to delay their own settlement

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Tom D. Kilgore SourceWatch

Tom D. Kilgore has been president and chief executive officer of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) since October 2006. He served as acting CEO beginning in March 2006, prior to which he was appointed president and chief operating officer in March 2005.

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The Follies NC Policy Watch

Feb 07, 2014 · If McCrory really wants to help with the massive coal ash spill in the Dan River, he can launch an investigation into how the spill happened in the first place and how long it took for the company to notify the public. He can create a task force to take a serious look at the regulation of coal ash in North Carolina.

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North Carolinians Want Coal Ash Safeguards Now Grist

Mar 25, 2014 · A stunning 90 percent of North Carolina voters want Duke to clean up all coal ash sites in the state, including the Dan River spill, and 88 percent feel coal ash

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NC NAACP leader Coal ash spill is disaster, sin

Mar 05, 2014 · Standing across the street from the governor's home on Ash Wednesday, the head of North Carolina's NAACP told protesters that the Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70

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Prosecutors Duke Energy could have avoided Dan River spill

GREENVILLE, N.C. — As Duke Energy pleaded guilty Thursday in a North Carolina courtroom to nine criminal violations of the federal Clean Water Act, federal prosecutors recounted examples where time and again the nation`s largest electricity company failed to prevent its illegal pollution. Two years before the massive February 2014

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