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Duke Energy completes Dan River cleanup


Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has completed cleanup along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Virginia.

NRA wants TEPCO to reexamine ice wall project at Fukushima Daiichi


Japan’s Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) has instructed Tokyo Electric Power Co. to reexamine its plans to build an ice wall to freeze radioactive water in a tunnel at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Wastewater overflows from Texas water treatment plant


More than a million gallons of untreated wastewater overflowed into Gilleland Creek on Sunday, KXAN reported.

NC Representative: Duke Energy’s coal ash spill shouldn’t cost customers


A new bill would require Duke Energy to close its coal ash ponds in North Carolina by 2029, but state Rep. Ken Goodman said the bill includes a loophole that could allow the utility to charge customers for part of the cleanup and closure costs.

TEPCO: Fukushima Daiichi ice wall progressing; standing water wont freeze


Tokyo Electric Power Co. said difficulties to freeze standing water are being confused with an ice wall project at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

New coal ash bill introduced in North Carolina


North Carolina Sen. Tom Apodaca and Senate Leader Phil Berger proposed a new bill on Monday in front of the Senate committee that would prevent wet coal ash from leaking toxins into groundwater or nearby rivers.

Solar powers water treatment plant in Florida


Solar module manufacturer, Suniva Inc., is now powering Florida’s first-of-its-kind solar powered water treatment plant, in the city of Coleman.

Elevated tritium levels found at Dresden nuclear power plant


Groundwater monitoring testing at the Dresden nuclear power plant in Illinois showed elevated levels of tritium.

Kurion to treat nuclear waste water at Fukushima power plant


Kurion Inc. was awarded a contract to deliver an at-tank mobile system to treat tank water at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.

Underground ice wall approved for Fukushima nuclear power plant


Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority approved the construction of an underground ice wall at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Duke Energy, EPA sign Dan River cleanup agreement


Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  have signed an agreement over the cleanup of coal ash that flowed into the Dan River after a stormwater pipe broke at the company's retired Dan River coal-fired power plant in North Carolina, on Feb. 2.

Virginia Beach resumes pumping water after Duke Energy’s coal ash spill


Virginia Beach and Norfolk will resume pumping water from Lake Gaston after tests found that the Dan River coal ash spill did not affect the area’s water supply.

Japan nuke plant releases tested ground water


Japan's crippled nuclear power plant has begun pumping groundwater from the least contaminated areas near the facility of the facility into the ocean so that it does not seep into areas that are contaminated.

More storage tanks coming to Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant


Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said it plans to add more storage tanks that will store contaminated water by the end of March 2015 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.

Kemper coal-fired power plant behind schedule, over budget


The 582-MW coal-fired Kemper power project is five months behind schedule and more than $2 billion over budget.

Second phase of Texas solar energy project completed


OCI Solar Power completed construction of the 4.4-MW Alamo 2 solar power project in Texas.

Hydropower bill approved by Senate, awaits governor's signature


With a 39-10 vote by Washington’s state Senate, a legislation recognizing in-conduit hydropower now moves to Governor Jay Inslee’s desk. 

Coal company reaches $27.5mn settlement over Clean Water Act violations


Coal company Alpha Natural Resources Inc. and 66 subsidiaries agreed to a $27.5 million civil penalty and to spend $200 million to install and operate wastewater treatment systems to reduce water pollution from coal mines in five states.

Duke Energy could face fines after coal ash spill


North Carolina regulators said Duke Energy could face fines after 30,000 tons of coal ash spilled into the Dan River, according to Reuters.

Leveraging Flue Gas Desulfurization to Approach Zero Liquid Discharge


Power plant operators are striving for zero liquid discharge (ZLD) to meet existing and potential new regulations.