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The Tennessee Valley Authority found traces of toxic coal ash in a mysterious dust coating homes and cars in Anderson County, Tenn. The monopoly utility is considering opening a coal ash landfill in Claxton, Tenn., despite local pushback.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to roll back pollution limits for coal-fired power plants pending public comment.
President Donald Trump’s administration has made numerous cuts to environmental protections including those for methane emissions, protected waters, light bulb standards, and coal ash storage.
The Tennessee Valley Authority does not plan to excavate coal ash at their Bull Run Fossil plant in Anderson County, Tenn., unlike the utility’s agreement to fully remove coal ash at the Gallatin Fossil Plant near Nashville, Tenn.
The Energy Justice North Carolina Coalition released a report today detailing the influence of Duke Energy’s campaign contributions on state legislators’ support for Duke-sponsored bills together with a new, interactive web tool that tracks political contributions from electric monopolies like…
As Duke Energy appeals the state of North Carolina’s coal ash cleanup order, new information points to the severity of the problem and why coal ash excavation is needed.
North Carolina ordered Duke Energy to fully excavate the coal ash at its six remaining coal ash sites across the state, prompting an appeal from the monopoly utility.
On April 1, we celebrated the welcome news that the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality ordered Duke Energy to excavate the six coal ash sites in the state that did not already have cleanup plans in place.