In this Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, photo, heavy equipment excavates soil around the decommissioned Dan River coal-fired power plant at the Dan River Steam Station in Eden, N.C. Duke Energy Corp. is digging up and hauling away from riverbanks the toxic coal residues two years after one of the worst coal-ash spills in U.S. history.
In this Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, photo, heavy equipment excavates soil around the decommissioned Dan River coal-fired power plant at the Dan River Steam Station in Eden, N.C. Duke Energy Corp. is digging up and hauling away from riverbanks the toxic coal residues two years after one of the worst coal-ash spills in U.S. history. Gerry Broome AP
In this Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, photo, heavy equipment excavates soil around the decommissioned Dan River coal-fired power plant at the Dan River Steam Station in Eden, N.C. Duke Energy Corp. is digging up and hauling away from riverbanks the toxic coal residues two years after one of the worst coal-ash spills in U.S. history. Gerry Broome AP

NC fines Duke Energy $6.6 million for Dan River spill

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