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Duke Wants to Charge Customers for Ash Pond Emptying
Duke Energy expects its customers to pay the costs of emptying the utility's 31 coal ash ponds in North Carolina, chief executive Lynn Good said, according to the Charlotte Observer.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
NC inspectors to review Dan River plant conditions Thursday
Water samples recently found to contain arsenic and other metals common in coal ash do not drain from the area of the Dan River Steam Station's ash ponds, state officials say.
Duke Energy to Customers: You Pay for Coal Ash Mess
Duke Energy's North Carolina customers should pay for the cleanup of its toxic coal ash ponds across the state.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Duke Energy makes progress on restoring power to customers
As of "The Carolinas are suddenly enjoying warm, sunny weather, just 48 hours after one of the most devastating ice storms in recent history," said , senior vice president of Duke Energy's Carolinas Delivery Operations.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
NC says no violation for third pipe leaking coal ash at Dan River
State officials say tests show a coal ash leak from a third pipe on at the Dan River Steam Station is not large enough to violate state water-quality standards.
Governor responds to criticism on protecting the environment
Gov. Pat McCrory was in Charlotte Friday for an economic announcement. Channel 9 asked him to answer to criticism that he has weakened the enforcement of environmental regulations in the state.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Icy weather cuts power for many in Durham and Orange
Drivers pass under a tree that fell across a power line on Umstead Road on Friday.
The Charlotte Observer
Duke Energy CEO, the "2013 BusinessWoman of the Year," cites value of mentorship
Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good spoke about the power of mentorship at a luncheon Friday, after accepting the 2013 BusinessWoman of the Year award from Queens University of Charlotte.
Richmond County Daily Journal
Governor declares emergency in North Carolina
Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency for North Carolina on Friday, hours after the latest winter storm left portions of the state coated in ice and in the dark because of power outages.
Total of 3,700 personnel aiding Duke Energy power restoration efforts
"With the storm passing, we are leaning on the combined strength of our Duke Energy team to restore power as safely and quickly as possible.
Burlington Times News
Hundreds of thousands in dark in N.C.
Officials of both Duke Power and the state's electric cooperatives hope most power can be restored by later Friday as the storm moves out of the state.
Domino's hiring 200 in Triad + NC rules against Greensboro over Duke...
Domino's Pizza plans to hire nearly 200 people at 35 stores in the Triad, the Winston-Salem Journal reports.
Winter weather closes, delays schools in NC
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued until 12PM today for Buncombe, Henderson, Rutherford, Polk, Transylvania, Haywood, Madison.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Duke Energy Must Immediately Stop Polluting Groundwater In North Carolina, Judge Rules
A North Carolina county judge ruled Thursday that Duke Energy must immediately act to stop groundwater contamination coming from its 14 coal-fired power plants in the state.
Duke ordered to stop groundwater pollution at North Carolina coal plants
A North Carolina judge ruled on Thursday that Duke Energy Corp must immediately stop the sources of groundwater pollution at its 14 coal-fired power plants in the state.
Electric Energy Online
Duke Energy Renewables acquires two solar projects from Infigen...
Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, announced its acquisition of two 20-megawatt AC California solar projects from renewable energy developer Infigen Energy.
Bitter Charlotte winter has heating bills skyrocketing
Winter isn't over yet, but Duke Energy said it has already broken all-time records for winter energy use.
Duke Energy Investors Remain Energized
The costs incurred due to the cleanup effort have not been detailed by the company.
The Miami Herald
Coal ash poses a risk to Charlotte region's water supply
A pair of 80-foot-high earthen dams, one of them built in the Eisenhower era, stand between Charlotte's water supply and more than 5 billion pounds of coal ash.