Friday, April 4, 2014

Dan River, NC/VA Coal ash stories

Environmental group against putting coal ash in landfills
Posted: March 30, 2014
An environmental group opposes Duke Energy’s plans to move wet coal ash — including that from its old Dan River Steam Station — from its retired plants into lined, off-site landfills.

Duke Energy seeks to keep records from regulators
Posted: March 28, 2014
Worried about getting a fair shake from investigators, Duke Energy is asking a judge to shield its records from North Carolina regulators and environmental groups while a federal criminal probe is ongoing.

Duke shareholders want probe of coal ash spill
Posted: March 28, 2014
Duke Energy shareholders called on the company's board on Thursday to launch an independent investigation into issues surrounding a massive coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of a North Carolina river in toxic sludge.
Farmers along Dan River worry about livelihood
Posted: March 24, 2014
Robert Brandon talks about when the Dan River ran gray

Lawyer hired by NC in spill probe represented Duke
Posted: March 24, 2014
The lawyer hired to represent North Carolina's environmental agency during a federal investigation into its regulation of Duke Energy's coal ash dumps once represented the utility company in a different criminal probe.