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More Hazards from Unlined Duke Energy Coal Ash Basin/Landfill at Camp Hope

January 25, 2018

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According to NC DENR statements By law, Duke Energy must close all coal ash basins in North Carolina by 2029. Many residents that live in the vicinity of the Coal Ash Basin Landfill at Camp Hope contacted me because of the concerns with what appears to be an unregulated site and potential hazards to Public […]

Lynn Good will gesture to Donate her entire Duke Energy Salary to Coal Ash Clean up in North Carolina

January 13, 2018

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Taking an example from President Donald Trump’s playbook. The CEO of Duke Energy, Lynn Good, will donate her entire salary over the next ten years to cleaning up Toxic Coal Ash Basin’s and Coal Ash Landfills across North Carolina. Starting from 2018. President Donald Trump made the pledge and commitment during his campaign. Saying that […]

NC DEQ Draft – Special Order by Consent to Duke Energy for 3 sites with NPDES Permits

January 9, 2018

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The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission issued a Special Order by Consent (SOC) EMCC SOC WQ S17-009 in the matter of North Carolina NPDES permits NC0004979, NC0004987, & NC0005088 held by Duke Energy Carolina, LLC. In relation to the Seeps from Duke Energy coal ash basins at Allen, Marshall and the Rogers Facilities. This is […]

Fugitive Dust raising concern for Duke Energy Neighbors near Allen Station

January 8, 2018

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A Duke Energy pile at the Allen Station is setting off alarms and raising concerns for some neighbors. The pile sits next to the water and can be seen from along the banks, even while boating and from neighboring homes and some farther in the distance. Along with the health concerns of the fugitive dust, […]

“Earthen Dams of toxic Coal Ash”

January 20, 2017

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Just dirt, no lining, no concrete is all that is holding tons of Toxic Coal Ash at Duke Energy Facilities  that continue to poise Health & Environmental hazardous risks as Duke Energy offers a questionable $5,000 Goodwill gesture, good for who?? The EPA knows all to well how earthen dams can and do collapse just […]

No Maximum Contaminant Levels for toxic hexavalent chromium in our Public water

August 16, 2016

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Loose regulations by the EPA has allowed exorbitant amounts of toxic hazardous waste from Coal Ash into the Public Drinking Water Reservoirs. And today a letter from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) to the EPA – asks for action from the EPA to  set  a Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for Hexavalent Chromium. In the letter […]