Coal Ash — Looking at Duke’s Plans

Duke Energy’s legacy of coal ash pollution goes back many decades. In some ways, however, its current cleanup crisis revolves around the date of February 2, 2014. On that day, a coal ash basin drainage pipe ruptured at Duke’s Dan River plant, releasing 39,000 tons of ash waste into the river.

Read the first in a series of NC Policy Watch environmental reporter Lisa Sorg’s articles about Duke’s proposed coal ash pit closure plans.

Then thank Gov. Cooper for requiring them to finally take action!

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