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Closing coal ash basins: Let’s protect public health and pocketbooks too

Closing coal ash basins: Let’s protect public health and pocketbooks too

Published on May 17, 2016
Many voices have weighed in on how to close ash basins across North Carolina. Some were from residents at 14 public hearings held across the state on the proposed rankings for coal ash basins. But voices of paid career critics have been speaking out too – voices that play on people’s fears, telling them that coal ash is toxic and that excavation is the only solution. They don’t offer scientific evidence for their claims because there is none.
Welcome to the Duke Energy Blog

Welcome to the Duke Energy Blog

Published on December 1, 2015
At Duke Energy, we have a responsibility to provide reliable, affordable and safe electricity for 23 million people in six states who depend on us every day to power their lives.  It’s rewarding and meaningful work. Our 29,000 employees are dedicated to...
The safety and science behind coal ash basin closures

The safety and science behind coal ash basin closures

Published on December 1, 2015
The Safety and Science Behind Coal Ash Basin Closures Ash now being moved at several coal plants across the Carolinas with more to be added soon. Company uses strict set of guiding principles to inform closure work. Explains multiple ways to safely...