North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory won't say how he plans to handle a proposed new law regulating Duke Energy's toxic coal ash pit that he's suggested includes an unconstitutional provision.Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s highest court is taking a new look at whether state utilities regulators are doing enough to balance consumer protection against the need for the country’s largest electric company for higher rates. The state Supreme ...Read More »
State ex rel. Utilities Commission v. Cooper (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-06-0814, 13 pp.) (Barbara Jackson, J.) Appealed from the Utilities Commission. N.C. S. Ct. Holding: Although this court previously rejected a Utilities Commission order because it did not contain sufficient ...Read More »
ASHEVILLE (AP) — North Carolina’s environmental agency has ordered Duke Energy to install monitoring wells in a residential neighborhood outside Asheville to determine whether toxic chemicals from the company’s coal ash pits are contaminating homeowners’ drinking water. During tests at ...Read More »
ATLANTA (AP) — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled a regulatory conference with Duke Energy officials to discuss two apparent violations at the utility’s Brunswick nuclear plant in North Carolina. The meeting is scheduled for Monday in Atlanta. A ...
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CHARLOTTE (AP) — Duke Energy’s chief executive on Thursday touted the company’s accomplishments over the past year, but some shareholders focused on a massive coal ash spill that coated 70-miles of a North Carolina River in toxic sludge. Outside Duke’s ...Read More »