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March 20, 2014

DENR hires law firm to help respond to subpoenas

The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources is bringing in outside legal help to assist the agency in responding to federal grand jury subpoenas in the probe involving Duke Energy’s coal ash ponds. The agency hired Alston & Bird of Charlotte specifically to help it respond to subpoenas requesting DENR documents related to coal ash ponds in North Carolina.

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