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  1. Coal ash topic of meeting on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Robesonian

    ... as part of its ongoing efforts to address coal ash management after the Feb. 2 spill at the Dan River steam plant near Eden. At that time, nearly 40,000 tons of toxic coal ash spilled, resulting in miles of the Dan River being coated with sludge. ...

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  2. Duke Energy spurs Waxhaw Creek's expanding land conservationRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Union County Weekly

    ... a coal ash spill in February resulted in tens of thousands of tons of coal ash being spilled into the Dan River in Eden, North Carolina. The company's work with CLC, however, has gone on long before the spill cast a spotlight on the company's many ...

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  3. Don't drink the water North Carolina - "that's not a metaphorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Daily Kos

    ... was released into the Dan River following the failure of a stormwater pipe under a utility coal ash impoundment pond in Eden, North Carolina; and Whereas, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources ("Department") finds that coal combustion ...

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  4. Keeping Campaign Cash Out of North Carolina CourtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Center for American Progress

    Signs of coal ash swirl in the Dan River after a spill at the Dan River Power Plant in Eden, North Carolina, on February 5, 2014. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill on August 12, 2013, eliminating the state's innovative public financing program for judicial elections, which gave candidates several hundred thousand dollars for their campaigns if they qualified by raising small donations.

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  5. Duke Energy to Clean Up, Close Coal Ash PitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Environmental Leader

    ... to the state's environmental agency . Duke decided to inspect all its ash pits after a coal ash spill at the utility's Eden, N.C. plant earlier this year coated over 70 miles of the Dan River with gray material. Ruhe told regulators the utility is ...

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  6. Post-spill, Duke follows a familiar patternRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Charlotte Observer

    In a Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 file photo, Duke Energy engineers and contractors survey the site of a coal ash spill at the Dan River Power Plant in Eden, N.C. as state and federal environmental officials continued their investigations of the spill into the river. A concrete pipe below this coal ash impoundment failed, releasing coal ash and ash pond water into the Dan River.

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  7. Duke Energy sets $1.5 million in funds for Dan River Basin RegionRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | Virginia Business

    ... this year. In February, a stormwater pipe beneath an ash basin broke at Duke Energy's closed Dan River power plant in Eden, N.C. The break caused one of the largest coal-ash spills in U.S. history (up to 39,000 tons, the company estimates). "Since ...

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  8. Duke Energy says it will close SC coal ash pitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | WSOCTV

    ... each of our sites is very different." Duke decided to inspect all its ash pits after a coal ash spill at the utility's Eden, North Carolina plant in February coated more than 70-miles of the Dan River in gray muck. The utility is moving waste from ...

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  9. UGA senior athletic administrator Crumley resignsRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... rking his way up since 1991 from working in the promotions and marketing department and later in the ticket office. The Eden, N.C. native is a 1987 UGA graduate with a master's degree from the university in 1990.

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  10. UGA senior athletic administrator Crumley resignsRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... rking his way up since 1991 from working in the promotions and marketing department and later in the ticket office. The Eden, N.C. native is a 1987 UGA graduate with a master's degree from the university in 1990.

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  11. Berean E. "Bill" Talbert, landscaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    Berean E. "Bill" Talbert, who founded a Baltimore County landscaping company and fought in Europe during World War II, died Tuesday of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 93. The son of Richard H. Talbert, a textile mill worker, and Stella M. Talbert, a homemaker, Berean Earl Talbert was born and raised in Leaksville, N.C., which is now Eden, N.C. He was a 1937 graduate of Leaksville High School.

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  12. Coal ash legislation shows the political system can workRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | HeraldSun.com

    ... by Duke Energy over the last several decades was never a mystery. It took February's 39,000-ton coal ash spill in Eden, however, for us to take the ever-expanding environmental problem seriously. If state lawmakers had not passed a bill this ...

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  13. McCrory To Let NC Coal Ash Regulation Become LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... undisclosed amount of Duke stock, selling his stake after a massive Feb. 2 spill from one of the company's ash dumps in Eden coated 70 miles of the Dan River in gray sludge. Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, who lives not far from the spill, ...

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  14. Coal-ash dam threat heightenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | The Robesonian

    ... as part of its ongoing efforts to address coal ash management after the Feb. 2 spill at the Dan River steam plant near Eden. At that time, nearly 40,000 tons of toxic coal ash spilled, resulting in miles of the Dan River becoming coated with sludge. ...

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  15. Editorial: State learning lessons from coal ash spill?Read the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | Sun Journal

    If nothing else, the coal ash spill in Rockingham County has forced state regulators and politicians to take a look at how things are done when it comes to clean water and other environmental issues. What began on Feb. 2 when some Duke Energy employees noticed the spill turned into tons of the toxic-laced ash pouring into the Dan River near Eden.

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  16. Coal-ash dam threat heightenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Robesonian

    ... as part of its ongoing efforts to address coal ash management after the Feb. 2 spill at the Dan River steam plant near Eden. At that time, nearly 40,000 tons of toxic coal ash spilled, resulting in miles of the Dan River becoming coated with sludge. ...

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  17. NC Moves To Fine Duke Over Coal Ash PollutionRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    ... and state regulators have faced intense scrutiny after a massive Feb. 2 spill from one of the company's ash dumps in Eden coated 70 miles of the Dan River in gray sludge. State water quality officials knew for years about the contamination at ...

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  18. McCrory: Coal Ash Commission Violates ConstitutionRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    ... from environmental groups over his administration's response to the massive Feb. 2 coal ash spill from a Duke dump in Eden, which coated 70 miles of the Dan River with gray sludge. The byproduct of burning coal to generate electricity, the ash ...

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  19. HomeTrust announces conversion to national bank charterRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | Theflyonthewall.com

    ... Six of the branches are located in Roanoke Valley, two in Danville, one in Martinsville, Virginia, and one in Eden, North Carolina. The acquisition will add approximately $504M of deposits. In addition to the branches, the bank will acquire a small ...

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  20. North Carolina Lawmakers Approve Plan For Coal AshRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Didi Fung, a contractor for the Environmental Protection Agency, collects water samples from the Dan River, Feb. 5, 2014, as state and federal environmental officials continued their investigations of a spill of coal ash into the Dan River in Eden, N.C. The toxic sludge known as coal ash may soon begin to come under control in North Carolina.

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