Coal ash legislation is moving fast

Coal ash legislation is moving fast

Coal ash legislation is moving quickly through the North Carolina legislature and our representatives need to hear from us on this important issue. http://www.wncn.com/story/25782274/nc-bill-would-require-duke-energy-to-close-coal-ash-dumps-within-15-years Although this proposal goes further than what Governor McCrory proposed, there are still a lot of issues with the legislation. While Riverbend has already been picked out for a somewhat higher … Continue reading

Feds launch criminal investigation on NC Coal ash Spill

Feds launch criminal investigation on NC Coal ash Spill

For years, environmental groups have alleged that the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has been too lax when it comes to Duke Energy’s pollution of North Carolina waterways. The “cozy” relationship between Duke Energy and DENR has only gotten cozier since Governor Pat McCrory, a former Duke Energy executive himself, took office. … Continue reading