Wednesday, May 7, 2014

"At What Cost?" Danielle Bailey-Lash / Discharge from Belews Creek power plant affects water quality

Danielle Bailey-Lash, who lives near a N.C. coal fired power plant, developed brain cancer at age 35. Some of her neighbors have also had health problems. Hear their stories - the full video will be released 4/29.
Appalachian Voices recently spoke with residents of Stokes County, N.C., who worry that living near Duke Energy's Belews Creek coal plant is contributing to
Just upstream from Duke Energy's Dan River power plant sits another coal-burning facility. It’s called the Belews Creek Steam Station. A coal-waste substance being legally discharged from the plant known as bromide has been threatening public health downstream for some time.
Discharge from Belews Creek power plant affects water quality
On a small tributary of the Dan River, several miles upstream of the Rockingham County power plant owned by Duke Energy that contaminated the river with coal ash in February, sits another power plant, one of Duke’s largest
More Than A River - Trailer
The official trailer for Matt Abele Videography's new short film titled 'More Than A River'. The film focuses on the impacts of the Dan River coal ash spill and coal ash across the state of North Carolina. Matt is a student at North Carolina State University. He hopes to have the full film finished in May and will share it with us at that time. Thanks Matt for choosing the spill as the focus of your project!