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Environmental groups sue TVA over Gallatin plant pollution

04/16/2015

Two Tennessee environmental groups claim toxic pollution from a coal-burning power plant is seeping into the Cumberland River and state regulators are not doing enough to stop it.

Duke Energy appeals $25M fine imposed by N.C. regulators

04/10/2015

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) appealed a $25.1 million penalty imposed by the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR), on April 9.

TVA proposes new dewatering facility at Kingston Fossil Plant

04/06/2015

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is proposing to design and build a new facility that would dry byproduct streams of bottom ash and pyrite at the Kingston Fossil Plant, as part of a commitment to change the way ash and coal products are handled.

Duke Energy to appeal $25M fine by N.C. environmental regulators

03/24/2015

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) will appeal a $25.1 million penalty, imposed by North Carolina environmental regulators, over groundwater violations at the retired L.V. Sutton Steam Electric Plant.

NRC staff to prepare supplement for Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage site

03/13/2015

The staff of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said it will prepare a supplement to the Department of Energy’s environmental impact statement (EIS) on the proposed Nevada spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste storage site.

Duke Energy fined $25 million over coal ash pollution

03/10/2015

North Carolina environmental officials say they're fining Duke Energy $25 million over pollution that has been seeping into groundwater for years from a pair of coal ash pits at a retired power plant.

US charges Duke with illegal pollution from 5 coal ash dumps

02/23/2015

Federal prosecutors filed multiple criminal charges against Duke Energy on Friday over years of illegal pollution leaking from coal ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants.

Top 10 most read articles from 2014

01/14/2015

We take a look back at the stories that you, the reader, read the most this year.

State sues TVA over coal ash at Gallatin plant

01/08/2015

The state agency charged with protecting the environment is suing the Tennessee Valley Authority over its coal-burning power plant in Gallatin.

EPA releases coal ash rule

12/19/2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced the agency will now consider coal ash on the same level as household waste as opposed to hazardous waste. Household garbage and coal ash are both listed in the solid waste category, a stretch from the hazardous waste classification.

Recovery project for Kingston ash spill nears completion

12/17/2014

Clean up efforts, from the 2008 Kingston Fossil Plant coal ash spill, is near completion.

Duke to repair leaky pipe at coal ash dump near Charlotte

12/15/2014

North Carolina environmental officials said Thursday that they have approved plans by Duke Energy to drain contaminated wastewater from a huge coal ash dump near Charlotte to repair a leaking pipe.

Kurion delivers system to treat water at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

12/11/2014

Kurion, Inc. was awarded a contract by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) for a second Mobile Processing System for deployment at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant site. The first system started operating at the site in early October.

Duke Energy announces progress in coal ash management, ash basin closures

12/11/2014

Duke Energy's (NYSE: DUK) Senior Vice President of Ash Strategy, John Elnitsky, updated North Carolina legislators on the company's progress to meet the Coal Ash Management Act (CAMA) on Wednesday.

Power Engineering, Renewable Energy World announce Projects of the Year!

12/08/2014

Editors from Renewable Energy World and Power Engineering reviewed each nominee and selected the four winners based on the technology that was employed as well as the projects’ impact on the industry at large and on the communities in which they were installed.

Duke Energy seeks RFP on coal ash management solutions

12/02/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) will issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) Dec. 12 for a comprehensive study of options to beneficially reuse coal ash and an analysis of available and emerging technologies.

The Continuing Evolution of Cooling Tower Water Treatment

11/25/2014

The many new combined-cycle power plants being constructed in the U.S. are being equipped with either cooling towers or air-cooled condensers for steam condensation.

Swine Waste: Generates Electricity in North Carolina

11/25/2014

Bladenboro is a small town in Southeastern North Carolina with just under 2,000 residents.

EPA asks 4th Circuit not to transfer Cooling Water Intake Rule review

11/19/2014

On Monday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and power industry groups asked the Fourth Circuit to not transfer petitions to review EPA's cooling water intake rule to the Second Circuit, as Riverkeeper Inc. and environmentalists have requested.

Japan's nuclear cleanup stymied by water woes

11/12/2014

More than three years into the massive cleanup of Japan's tsunami-damaged nuclear power plant, only a tiny fraction of the workers are focused on key tasks such as preparing for the dismantling of the broken reactors and removing radioactive fuel rods.