An updated website provides an interactive map of coal ash sites throughout the Southeast as well as information on how utilities are responding to regulatory changes.
The McCrory administration’s proposal to allow increased water pollution from two Duke Energy coal ash dumps was met with indignation at a public hearing here last week – with nearly all of the more than twenty speakers voicing objection.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is compacting coal ash in place using new technology, but critics say there are still risks.
A long-awaited report presents a conundrum for coal ash recycling in North Carolina.
A draft proposal from North Carolina officials to comply with a federal rule on coal ash represents the “bare minimum required,” according to at least one critic, for a state that considers itself a leader on the issue.
While state officials insist “cap-in-place” is a safe option for coal ash disposal, advocates and experts still have concerns and say other options are worth exploring.
Gov. Pat McCrory claims his state is the national leader when it comes to coal-ash management when it isn’t.
With a new bill passed by wide margins, North Carolina lawmakers are again challenging their state’s governor on coal ash oversight.
The viability of North Carolina’s citizen commissions may depend on the governor’s decision to sue the General Assembly.