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Coal ash cleanup decision a huge victory for North Carolina!

On April 1, North Carolina announced its decision to require Duke Energy to fully excavate the six remaining coal ash sites across the state — a big victory in the year’s long fight against the energy utility’s negligence.

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NCDEQ orders Duke Energy to fully excavate remaining coal ash sites

Today’s decision by the DEQ requiring Duke Energy to excavate all of its six remaining coal ash sites is a testament to the determination of the people living near these toxic sites who have been calling on the state for strong cleanup measures for years.

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Neighbors angered by latest coal ash news about Duke Energy

The latest news over Duke Energy’s handling of the coal ash crisis in North Carolina has many impacted citizens worried – but perhaps not shocked at the utility’s ongoing duplicity on the issue.

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Citizens Show Strength at NC Coal Ash Hearings

Throughout the month of March, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality held a series of public hearings to gather input on cleanup of the state’s nearly 150 tons of coal ash. Our team worked with local residents to drive high attendance and call for stronger cleanup plans.

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Cleanup Plans for Region’s Coal Ash Cause Concerns

In both North Carolina and Virginia coal ash impoundments are being drained into lakes and rivers, a stage in the clean-up efforts that is causing citizen and environmental groups concerns.

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N.C. Citizens Affected By Coal Ash Speak Out

North Carolinians affected by coal ash formed the Alliance of Carolinians Together (ACT) Against Coal Ash statewide coalition, and we’ve been joining the new organization at events across the state.

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