Coal Ash Is Moving, But Landfill Neighbors Fight Back | WFAE

Two years ago, 39,000 tons of coal ash spilled near Duke Energy’s Dan River plant in Eden, North Carolina.  That prompted new state rules and forced Duke to speed coal ash cleanups there and at other old coal plants, including Riverbend near Charlotte.  Some environmentalists support Duke’s approach, while others are fighting it. I’ve been visiting … More Coal Ash Is Moving, But Landfill Neighbors Fight Back | WFAE

Duke expects approval this year for new nuclear plant in SC | WFAE

Duke Energy hasn’t built a new nuclear power plant since 1987. But nuclear is an important part of the company’s energy mix, helping to reduce the company’s reliance on carbon fuels. And after a long hiatus, the company could soon get approval for a new nuclear plant in South Carolina. Here’s my report from WFAE. … More Duke expects approval this year for new nuclear plant in SC | WFAE