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Sep 22, 2015 at 8:36 PM
EDEN, N.C. – The company responsible for leaking more than 35,000 tons of coal ash into the Dan River is working to find a safe place to permanently store the remaining 3 million tons of waste currently housed at the Dan River Steam Station.
Sep 1, 2015 at 11:42 PM
Duke Energy releases new results of a groundwater study near two steam stations near Belmont and Salisbury.
Jun 17, 2015 at 6:47 PM
All across the county, Commissioner Mark Richardson says the littering is getting out of hand.
May 14, 2015 at 1:55 PM
Duke Energy has pleaded guilty in federal court to environmental crimes and has agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution over years of illegal pollution leaking from coal-ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants.
May 7, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The city of Eden attempts to rebound its river recreation tourism, one year after the Dan River coal ash spill.
Apr 29, 2015 at 11:49 AM
Duke To Dump Coal Ash In Lined Landfills At 2 Sites
Apr 20, 2015 at 8:28 AM
The Rockingham County Public Landfill launched Monday its 23rd "Free Cleanup Week, in which families can throw out or recycle items with no load fee.
Mar 29, 2015 at 6:40 PM
Duke Energy officials have had "conversations" with the city of Eden about the possibility of storing ash in the area, long-term
Jan 8, 2015 at 5:22 PM
Officials say this program is the first of its kind in North Carolina and is designed to save taxpayers money.
Nov 13, 2014 at 11:32 PM
Thursday, Duke Energy laid out how it will remove coal ash from four of it's sites, including the Dan River Steam Station.
Jul 7, 2014 at 12:12 AM
It's been a long 5 months for people along the Dan River.
Jun 30, 2014 at 1:01 PM
Tuesday, the Rockingham County Public Landfill in Madison will start issuing $10 fines for unsecured/uncovered loads.
May 14, 2014 at 7:44 PM
Three months after tens-of-thousands of tons of coal ash poured into the Dan River, lawmakers are moving forward with a plan aimed to curb the threat of spill happening again.
Apr 22, 2014 at 7:52 PM
Duke Energy says that removing all of the company's coal ash away from North Carolina's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, with the state's electricity customers likely footing nearly all the bill.
Apr 21, 2014 at 2:56 PM
The Rockingham County Public Landfill has launched its Free Cleanup Week, an event that has been popular in the county for 21 years.