The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s appeal of the Appalachian Trail decision, which vacated the U.S. Forest Service's Special Use Permit and Record of Decision allowing the pipeline to cross beneath the Appalachian Trail.
When the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) published a report earlier this year that stated, “There is no known link between coal ash and thyroid cancer,” some people downplayed its conclusions because the report was based on current information and didn’t call for new research.
Summary sentence: In North Carolina, when the word “solar” is mentioned, everyone takes a close look. It was no different recently when some media articles advanced the idea that solar power is actually causing more air pollution
Rather than debate the merits of basin closure based on facts and science, SELC is using misinformation and irrelevant information to advance its extreme environmental agenda. Something is wrong here, but it’s not Duke Energy’s approach to dealing with coal ash in an environmentally responsible way or our decision to defend our customers.