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Water intake resumes after Ohio River oil spill


Ohio and Kentucky water districts have resumed taking water from the Ohio River after a fuel oil spill led them to stop doing so.

Update: Duke Energy crews cleaning up Ohio River oil spill


Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) workers made progress overnight after approximately 5,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River at W.C. Beckjord coal-fired power station.

5K-8K gallons of fuel oil spills into Ohio River


An estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, leading authorities to shut off water intake valves for both the Ohio and Kentucky sides of the waterway to protect water supplies, and a 15-mile section of the river was closed to allow cleanup.

Duke Energy: 5,000 gallons of fuel oil spills into the Ohio River


Approximately 5,000 gallons of fuel oil being transferred to the W.C. Beckjord Station accidently spilled into the Ohio River Monday night.

TEPCO to install additional water measures at Fukushima Daiichi


Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is installing two systems at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan that should significantly improve water management at the site.

Groups want Indianapolis Power & Light to test water


Environmental, health and neighborhood groups on Monday called on Indianapolis Power & Light to test groundwater at eight coal ash lagoons they fear may be contaminating wells that supply water to residents on the city's south side.

TEPCO announces plans to dump treated Fukushima groundwater in ocean


The operator for the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant announced plans Thursday to dump scrubbed water into the ocean.

Energy consulting firm opens office, appoints employees


Engineering, environmental services and consulting firm T&M Associates announced the opening of a new office and two new employee appointments.

Duke Energy will continue work on NC coal ash management


After the delay in reaching an agreement on coal ash legislation in North Carolina, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) President and CEO Lynn Good said the  company will continue to focus on coal ash storage solutions while protecting the environment, including groundwater.

Utility to pay Tennessee coal ash victims $27.8M


The nation's largest public utility has agreed to pay $27.8 million to settle claims from Tennessee property owners who suffered damages from a huge spill of toxin-laden coal ash sludge.

Kurion will treat contaminated water for second project at Fukushima


Cleanup at Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant continues, and a U.S.-based company is again supplying a water treatment system to help.

Nuclear power plant groundwater monitoring detects tritium & cobalt


Tritium and cobalt were detected in a ground water monitoring well at the Callaway nuclear power plant in Missouri.

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.