Hurricane Florence barreled west from Wilmington, and while much of the Catawba River basin received some rain, the heavy rain with Florence's remnants peeled north before soaking … [Read more...] about Catawba River Basin Dodges Brunt of Hurricane Florence
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta visited the "Capital of Coal Ash" to learn about how coal ash piled high and unlined on the banks of the Catawba River continues to threaten drinking water, … [Read more...] about CNN Features Catawba River’s Coal Ash, Riverkeeper
Issue Duke Energy and the NC Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) have proposed a new NPDES wastewater discharge permit for Plant Allen’s coal ash ponds on Lake Wylie. The … [Read more...] about Submit Comments on Proposed Discharge Permit for Allen’s Coal Ash Ponds on Lake Wylie
From the legal to the regulatory, April has had its fair share of coal ash updates affecting both Allen (Lake Wylie) and Marshall (Lake Norman). More action items loom on the … [Read more...] about April Packed With Coal Ash News, Significant Decisions
In 2015, the federal government released Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) rules. With some overlap and some differences from individual state coal ash rules, Duke Energy and all … [Read more...] about What’s the deal with radioactivity in groundwater near coal ash basins?