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  1. You Said ItRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pallet Enterprise

    You Said It David Evans of Home Lumber Co., answers questions from the Pallet Enterprise about working in the industry. By Staff Date Posted: 3/2/2015 David Evans is the president and co-owner of Home Lumber Company, a hardwood sawmill located in Eden, North Carolina.

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  2. Construction Week: Duke Settles Ash Spill for $100M; UMass-Amherst Reverses Iranian Student BanRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    In a proposed settlement with the U.S. government over a 2014 coal-ash spill in North Carolina, Duke Energy will pay fines totaling more than $68 million, along with $34 million for ash-basin mitigation and community service, the Charlotte, N.C., utility said on Feb. 20. In the accident, a 48-in.-dia stormwater pipe beneath an Eden, N.C., coal-fired powerplant's main ash basin broke, spilling 39,000 tons of wet ash into the Dan River over a period of days. Duke says the agreement also covers unauthorized discharges or maintenance issues at four other company plants in the state.

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  3. Duke Energy reaches settlement with feds on coal ash spillRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | SoVaNow.com

    ... Water Act in connection with the Feb. 2, 2014 spill from a coal ash basin at the retired Dan River Steam Station in Eden, N.C. The agreement also identifies maintenance violations by Duke at its Cape Fear Steam Electric Plant in Moncure, N.C., and ...

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  4. Senate committee to hear bill allowing magistrates to opt out of presiding over gay marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Independent Weekly

    ... of SB 2 , Magistrates Recusal of Civil Ceremonies, is Sen. Phil Berger, president pro tempore, a Republican out of Eden. "Religious freedom is one of our most valued liberties, but it should never be used as an excuse to deny government services to ...

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  5. NC gay marriage back at legislature in exemption billRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... beliefs. A Senate judiciary committee scheduled debate Tuesday on the measure filed by chamber leader Phil Berger of Eden. The bill allows magistrates to refuse to preside at same-sex weddings and assistant and deputy registers of deeds to not issue ...

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  6. HCSA copes with foul-smelling water from Dan RiverRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | SoVaNow.com

    The Halifax County Service Authority is taking steps to cope with foul-smelling water that has turned up in municipal systems on the Dan River from Eden, N.C. to South Boston. Mark Estes, director of the Halifax County Service Authority, acknowledged receiving complaints about water taste and odor from several customers in the South Boston area this week.

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  7. Charges, millions in fines over coal ash spillsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | CNN

    Coal ash swirls on the surface of the Dan River on Wednesday, February 5, as state and federal environmental officials continue their investigation of a spill of coal ash into the river near Danville, Virginia. Duke Energy estimated that up to 82,000 tons of ash had been released from a break in a 48-inch storm water pipe at the Dan River power plant in Eden, North Carolina.

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  8. Duke Energy to pay $102 million to end water violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | USA Today

    ... misdemeanor Clean Water Act violations tied to the spill and unauthorized discharges at the Dan River Steam Station in Eden, N.C., maintenance problems at the Cape Fear Steam Electric Plant, and unauthorized discharges at steam stations and plans in ...

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  9. Duke Energy charged with criminal violations of Clean Water Act in Asheville, 4 other plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Mountain Xpress

    ... Broad in WNC. The AP says that Duke has been dumping coal ash illegally for years - not only at its Asheville and Eden sites, where last year's spill into the Dan River stirred up the federal investigation, but at the coal plants in Moncure, ...

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  10. Friday, Feb. 20, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Daily Dispatch

    William Daniel "Bill" Hicks, Sr., 85, of 1283 Tellowee Road in Eden, passed away Wednesday evening, February 18, 2015, at his home. A funeral service will be held at 1 PM on Monday, February 23, at First Baptist Church of Eden.

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  11. Huge coal ash spill in N. Carolina may cost Duke Energy $100 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Russia Taday

    The Duke Energy coal-fired power plant is seen from the Dan River in Eden, North Carolina Duke Energy, the largest utility company in the United States, has set aside $100 million in order to settle a federal grand jury investigation into last year's huge coal ash spill in North Carolina. . A federal grand jury has been looking into the way Duke Energy manages the disposal and storage of the waste created at its coal-fired power plants ever since the coal ash spill occurred in February 2014.

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  12. Duke in Talks With U.S. on 2014 North Carolina Coal Ash SpillRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Washington Post

    ... coal ash basin management. About 39,000 tons of ash spilled from a pond at a shuttered coal-fired power plant near Eden, North Carolina, on Feb. 2, 2014. A federal grand jury is probing the state's oversight of Duke's coal ash ponds. State and ...

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  13. Teamsters approve new contracts at MillerCoors breweries in North Carolina and TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Teamsters at MillerCoors breweries in Eden, N.C., and Fort Worth, Texas, have ratified new, three-year contracts. The agreements cover more than 900 employees at the two breweries and provide lifetime retiree health care benefits.

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  14. Moore Elected, Berger Re-elected To Top NC Legislature PostsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    ... both chambers simultaneously for the first time in 140 years. "Make no mistake - there is more to be done," Berger, an Eden lawyer, said after ticking off a list of accomplishments since 2011 such as a tax overhaul and education changes. "It is a ...

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  15. Editorial: Coal ash spill one year afterRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... what the state's regulators and political leaders do or don't do about it. What occurred on the Dan River in nearby Eden a year ago happened with the collapse of an old drainage pipe. That's the short answer. But this event, which deposited tons - ...

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  16. Editorial: Coal ash spill one year afterRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Sun Journal

    ... what the state's regulators and political leaders do or don't do about it. What occurred on the Dan River in nearby Eden a year ago happened with the collapse of an old drainage pipe. That's the short answer. But this event, which deposited tons - ...

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  17. Coal ash spill one year afterRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... what the state's regulators and political leaders do or don't do about it. What occurred on the Dan River in nearby Eden a year ago happened with the collapse of an old drainage pipe. That's the short answer. But this event, which deposited tons - ...

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  18. Duke Energy CEO speaks on Dan River spill year anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    It's been one year since one of the largest coal ash spills in the nation's history. It took almost a week to contain the spill at Duke Energy's Eden North Carolina ash coal dump.

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  19. One Year Later, Impact of Coal Ash Spill Into Dan River Still Lingering In DanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Monday marks one year since 39,000 tons of toxic sludge landed in the Dan River after coal ash leaked from a Duke Energy holding pond in Eden, North Carolina. So what's happened over the last year? What have we learned? And is the river good as new or is there still some work ahead? The city said this had a major negative impact, and they still haven't fully recovered.

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  20. Dan River water sampled nearly one year after coal ash spillRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | Lumina News

    Leaders of North Carolina's Department of Environment and Natural Resources joined state Division of Water Resources' staff Friday, Jan. 30, to take water quality samples in the Dan River, nearly one year after the ash spill at a Duke Energy facility in Eden, N.C. Tom Reeder, Assistant Secretary for the Environment, stated in a Jan. 30 DENR press release, with the findings thus far, it appears the Dan River may have dodged a bullet. "We will continue to perform testing on the Dan and its aquatic life, but we are cautiously optimistic that it has returned to where it was before the spill," Reeder stated.

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