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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.

Video: GE launches biocide for cooling water systems to reduce corrosion

10/27/2014

On Monday, GE (NYSE: GE) introduced a new biocide for industrial cooling water systems which will reduce microbiologically influenced corrosion and the potential risk of Legionella bacteria.

New water treatment system at Fukushima projected to increase capacity, cut radioactive waste by 90 percent

10/21/2014

A new high-performance water treatment system has begun testing at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, and is expected to boost water treatment capacity by 500 tons a day while reducing its radioactive waste output by 90 percent, according to a release from Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO).

Duke Energy creates coal ash management, advisory board

10/02/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has announced the creation of two groups to help guide the company's strategy around coal ash storage solutions and coal combustion products.

GE announces technology to generate renewable energy from wastewater

09/29/2014

GE (NYSE: GE) introduced the latest in membrane-based wastewater treatment technology, combining anaerobic digestion technology with its ZeeWeed 500 membranes, resulting in the anaerobic membrane bioreactor (AnMBR).

Duke Energy to invest $10M to clean up waterways, Dan River area

09/25/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has created a $10 million Water Resources Fund to cleanup waterways across five states. The fund also includes $1.5 million for projects in the Dan River Basin Region.

EPRI licenses resin for nuclear power plant internal water streams

09/18/2014

EPRI entered into a license agreement with Purolite Corp. to manufacture a resin that removes radioactive elements from internal water streams of nuclear power plants.

Three waste management companies to soon sign Fukushima contracts

09/17/2014

Kurion Inc. is one of three companies that will sign a contract soon to study the scaling up of technology to remove tritium from wastewater at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Video: SELC to file suits against three Duke Energy coal ash facilities

09/09/2014

The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) is filing lawsuits against three Duke Energy coal ash facilities for violation of the Clean Water Act.

Oil spill reported near Beaver Valley nuclear power unit

09/09/2014

Less than 5 gallons of oil was spilled into the Ohio River from the Beaver Valley Unit 2 reactor in Pennsylvania.

Report: India’s nuclear power plants were “accident-free” from 2013-2014

09/02/2014

A report says all of India’s nuclear power plants were classified as accident-free during the 2013-2014 timeframe.