Duke Raked Over the Coals for 35 Million Gallon Ash Spill

Environment News Service: An estimated 35 million gallons of arsenic-contaminated water and ash has spilled into the Dan River since February 2, when a stormwater pipe broke beneath an unlined coal ash storage pond at Duke Energy`s retired power plant in Eden, near the North Carolina-Virginia border. Wake Forest University researchers, using a 3D model created with aerial images taken by a camera on their unmanned aircraft, estimate that up to 20 million gallons of ash and water spilled out of the pond on February 2, with......

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