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NRC probing appearance of water after fire at nuclear plant


Federal regulators are investigating why water accumulated in a room of critical electrical equipment after a transformer fire at the Indian Point nuclear power plant.

Duke pleads guilty in federal court for coal ash crimes


Duke Energy pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to environmental crimes and agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution for illegally discharging pollution from coal-ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants.

More people near coal ash pits told not to drink their water


North Carolina officials are warning more residents living near Duke Energy's coal ash pits that it's not safe to drink or cook with their well water after tests showed contamination levels that is raising health concerns.

Duke seeks delay in suit over North Carolina coal ash spill


A Delaware judge is considering Duke Energy's request for a six-month halt of a shareholder lawsuit prompted by a massive coal ash spill in North Carolina while the company tries to resolve related lawsuits and finalize a $102 million settlement of a federal criminal investigation.

Duke Energy to build lined coal ash landfills at Dan River, Sutton power plants


Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) announced plans to submit permits to construct lined onsite landfills at the Dan River Steam Station and the Sutton Plant in North Carolina to provide a permanent storage solution for more than 6 million tons of coal ash.

Coal ash recycling company successfully repurposes pond ash


The SEFA Group Inc. recently opened a stand-alone Staged Turbulent Air Reactor (STAR) facility in Georgetown, S.C., at the Santee Cooper Winyah Generation Station.

Residents near Duke ash dumps told not to drink well water


North Carolina officials are advising dozens of residents near Duke Energy coal ash dumps not to drink or cook with water from their wells after tests showed contamination with toxic heavy metals.

TEPCO: Nuclear plant power outage sends radioactive water into ocean


Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said it has shut down all of the water transfer pumps at Unit 1 of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and that radioactive water is leaking into the Pacific Ocean.

Veolia to treat water at Korea nuclear power plant


Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. (KHNP) picked Veolia to treat the water used to supply eight nuclear reactors.

Environmental groups sue TVA over Gallatin plant pollution


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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