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Duke Energy Corporation

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  • Chart: Top employers

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Rank || Rank '12 || Company (Local subsidiary) || 2013 Full-time || 2013 Part-time || 2013 Total || 2012 Total || || 1 || 1 || Walt Disney Co. (Walt Disney World) || 43700 || 26200 || 69900 || 66700 || || 2 || 2 || Adventist...
  • Flash floods trap residents, wash out roads in North Carolina

    Flash floods trap residents, wash out roads in North Carolina
    Severe thunderstorms across western North Carolina dumped nearly a foot of rain Saturday, causing flash floods that trapped residents and washed out roads. Officials in Catawba County were called to about 10 swift-water rescues, Mark Pettit, assistant...
  • Renewable energy projects can now get 30-year permit to kill eagles

    Renewable energy projects can now get 30-year permit to kill eagles
    Solar and wind farms scored a victory Friday when the Interior Department announced an extension of permits which allow renewable energy projects to accidentally kill or injure bald eagles without penalty. Renewable energy companies will now be able...
  • BGE parent company to acquire D.C.-based Pepco

    BGE parent company to acquire D.C.-based Pepco
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s parent struck a $6.9 billion deal Wednesday to acquire Pepco Holdings Inc., 16 years after BGE walked away from a protracted effort to buy its southern neighbor. Chicago-based Exelon Corp.'s purchase of Pepco Holdings...
  • Koch brothers, big utilities attack solar, green energy policies

    Koch brothers, big utilities attack solar, green energy policies
    WASHINGTON — The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry. But the bad guy, in this case, wasn't a fat-cat lobbyist or...
  • North Carolina regulators cite Duke Energy for crack in earthen dam

    North Carolina regulators cite Duke Energy for crack in earthen dam
    MONCURE, N.C. -- Regulators in North Carolina cited Duke Energy on Friday for a crack in an earthen dam holding back coal ash slurry at a retired coal-burning plant, where the utility was cited March 20 for illegally dumping coal ash waste into the Cape...
  • Washington mudslide: A moment of silence, and a simple prayer

    Washington mudslide: A moment of silence, and a simple prayer
    OSO, Wash. -- To mark a statewide moment of silence exactly a week after a massive mudslide slammed this rural town, about 100 firefighters and volunteers in the search for victims filed out of the fire station Saturday and stood before a U.S. flag at...
  • World Trade Center security chief resigns amid lapses

    World Trade Center security chief resigns amid lapses
    Parachute jumpers, a 16-year-old daredevil and a sleeping security guard have made the site of the nation's tallest building -- and the nation's worst terrorist attack -- look dangerously easy to breach. On Friday, the security chief for New York City's...
  • Florida's speed-trap city agrees to reform, won't be killed off

    Florida's speed-trap city agrees to reform, won't be killed off
    A tiny northern Florida city that received national notoriety for issuing thousands of speeding tickets on its funky stretch of highway will be spared from death. State lawmakers Friday dropped their threat to dissolve Hampton, a 1-square-mile city...
  • Mudslide death toll rises to 18; number of missing drops to 30

    Mudslide death toll rises to 18; number of missing drops to 30
    ARLINGTON, Wash. -- As they began a second week searching for victims of a deadly mudslide, officials on Saturday night dramatically lowered their count of the missing from 90 to 30. Eighteen people have been confirmed dead by the Snohomish County...
  • Duke Energy accused of mishandling more coal ash wastewater

    Duke Energy accused of mishandling more coal ash wastewater
    MONCURE, N.C. - While poring over regulatory documents for Duke Energy coal ash ponds, environmentalists at the Waterkeeper Alliance grew suspicious of the way the giant utility was handling the toxic ash waste left over from burning coal. They...