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A bit of sunny news on a dark energy front

I mean on the one hand, in a recent televised debate, we witnessed the hopefuls vying to take Sen. Kay Hagan's North Carolina seat away ...

NC sides with Duke in appeal of coal ash ruling

NC power company to begin cleanup in Va. city

A North Carolina power company will begin cleaning up a large coal ash deposit from the Dan River in Danville next week.

NC regulators missed crack in Duke coal ash dam

Photos taken earlier this month show North Carolina regulators apparently failed to notice a large crack opening in an earthen dam holding back millions of ...

McCrory counsel: Cooper has politicized coal ash

Gov. Pat McCrory's top lawyer says his administration was forced to hire an outside attorney to deal with a federal investigation into its regulation ofDuke ...

Sierra Club poll finds support for coal ash regulation in N.C.

In the wake of a February incident that caused coal ash from a Duke Energy Corp. plant to flow into the Dan River, the Sierra ...

Lawyer hired by NC in spill probe represented Duke

The lawyer hired to represent North Carolina's environmental agency during a federal investigation into its regulation of Duke Energy's coal ash dumps once represented the ...

NC PULLS DEAL WITH DUKE ON COAL ASH POLLUTION

North Carolina regulators said Friday they have asked a judge to withdraw a proposed settlement that would have allowed Duke Energy to resolve environmental violations ...

E.P.A. Agrees to Join North Carolina in Reviewing Spill

The federalEnvironmental Protection Agencywill join North Carolina regulators in addressing potential violations of the Clean Water Act at Duke Energy power plants, including a massive ...

Group wants to intervene in NC coal ash case

An environmental law group is filing a motion to intervene in a case involving a Duke Energy coal ash pit that was the source of ...