Coal Ash Issue

Business

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.

Politics & Government

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.

Videos

Trump ‘disappointed’ in Sessions

President Trump told reporters that he’s “very disappointed” in Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a joint press conference with Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri.
The White House
Trump ‘disappointed’ in Sessions 1:35

Trump ‘disappointed’ in Sessions

Catholic Diocese of Raleigh opens doors to new cathedral today 1:32

Catholic Diocese of Raleigh opens doors to new cathedral today

Best ever shot of northern lights? See aurora from 250 miles above Earth 1:20

Best ever shot of northern lights? See aurora from 250 miles above Earth

McCain: 'Stop listening to the bombastic loudmouths on radio and television and the internet. To hell with them.' 2:29

McCain: 'Stop listening to the bombastic loudmouths on radio and television and the internet. To hell with them.'