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May 24, 2018

Judge rules North Carolina dam owner should pay $1.1 million

VASS (AP) A judge has ordered the owners of a troubled dam in North Carolina to pay the state $1.1 million because of a breach. Woodlake CC Corp. has agreed in a consent judgment filed in Moore County this month that it owes the state the cost of the breach in 2016 after Hurricane Matthew’s […]

Mar 29, 2018

NC residents receive $163M dam breach judgement

Residents living in North Carolina whose community dam was damaged by Hurricane Matthew have won a $162.5 million judgment against the dam’s owner. The Associated Press reports that Woodlake residents say that Woodlake Corp. failed to maintain the dam and that it did not meet a deadline to drain or repair the damage caused by […]

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