After a coal ash pond at Duke Energy’s Dan River Steam Station leaked tons of coal ash into the Dan River in 2014, N.C.’s Department of Environmental Quality requested assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency. Proposed budget cuts at the federal agency could affect its ability to respond to the state’s needs, according to DEQ.
After a coal ash pond at Duke Energy’s Dan River Steam Station leaked tons of coal ash into the Dan River in 2014, N.C.’s Department of Environmental Quality requested assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency. Proposed budget cuts at the federal agency could affect its ability to respond to the state’s needs, according to DEQ. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
After a coal ash pond at Duke Energy’s Dan River Steam Station leaked tons of coal ash into the Dan River in 2014, N.C.’s Department of Environmental Quality requested assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency. Proposed budget cuts at the federal agency could affect its ability to respond to the state’s needs, according to DEQ. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

EPA cuts will harm NC’s air and water quality, hurt fishing, says state agency

June 22, 2017 06:56 PM

UPDATED June 22, 2017 09:47 PM

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