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  • North Carolina agency might get tough on utility after coal ash spill

    DURHAM, N.C. —┬áNorth Carolina regulators who have been accused of lax oversight abruptly announced Tuesday that they may force Duke Energy to move its riverfront ash basin to a lined landfill away from waterways after one of its plants leaked tons...
  • North Carolina regulators cite Duke Energy over coal ash spill

    North Carolina regulators cite Duke Energy over coal ash spill
    DURHAM, N.C. -- Nearly a month after a massive coal ash spill at a Duke Energy plant contaminated the Dan River, state regulators in North Carolina announced late Friday that they have cited Duke for violations of environmental laws. The North...
  • Search continues for military pilot whose plane crashed in Nevada

    Navy and civilian rescue teams will continue Sunday searching for the pilot of a Marine Corps plane that crashed Saturday in a mountainous area of northern Nevada, officials said. The plane, an F/A-18C Hornet on loan from the Marine Corps to the Navy...
  • Feds, miners, Alaska natives: What they're saying about Pebble Mine

    Feds, miners, Alaska natives: What they're saying about Pebble Mine
    SEATTLE - Now that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has begun the yearlong process that could lead to halting construction on the controversial Pebble Mine, stakeholders in Alaska’s bountiful Bristol Bay are weighing in. There is...
  • Duke Energy receives 5 more citations weeks after coal ash spill

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — After weeks of downplaying a massive coal ash spill, North Carolina regulators issued violation notices Monday to five more Duke Energy power plants, in addition to two citations late last week at the site that polluted the...
  • 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...
  • Sinclair's accuser testifies, 'I was just being used for sex'

    Sinclair's accuser testifies, 'I was just being used for sex'
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. - The military intelligence captain who has accused Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair of sexually abusing her testified Monday that their rocky three-year affair left her feeling desperate and helpless, with no way to end an illicit...
  • 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

    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...
  • How much have you paid toward failed nuclear projects?

    How much have you paid toward failed nuclear projects?
    So, you're a Duke Energy (formerly Progress Energy) customer and you want to know how much you've paid toward two failed nuclear projects? My Saturday column revealed that since 2009, I've paid about $500 toward the boondoggle known as the proposed...
  • Scammers target utility customers, Florida AG warns

    Scammers target utility customers, Florida AG warns
    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is warning residents about a scam that targets utility customers. It goes like this: Impersonators call customers and request credit card or prepaid debit card information, and threaten to shut off power if the...