Coal Ash Crime Cost Duke Energy $102 Million

Environment News Service: Admitting guilt for a massive coal ash spill last year, three subsidiaries of Duke Energy, the largest utility in the United States, will pay a $68 million criminal fine and spend $34 million to benefit rivers and wetlands in North Carolina and Virginia. Four of the nine criminal charges relate to the massive coal ash spill from the Dan River steam station into the Dan River near Eden, North Carolina in February 2014. A team from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service takes core samples during......

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