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  • Duke Energy pleads guilty in coal ash spill

    Duke Energy executives plead guilty in federal court in Greenville, NC to charges related to a large coal ash spill in North Carolina's Dan River.

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Duke Energy files lawsuit against environmentalists over NC coal power plant

North Carolina-based Duke Energy filed a lawsuit in Virginia on May 11, 2017, against environmental group, the Roanoke River Basin Association.

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Duke researchers: NC coal ash could be a resource, not just a hazard

While state lawmakers and environmental authorities are fixated on coal ash as a hazard, some are beginning to think of the waste as a resource. Rare earth elements – key ingredients of technologies such as smart phones, electric car batteries and bulletproof glass – are found in abundance in coal ash and could be mined for profit, according to Duke University researchers.

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