North Carolina Says Utility Pumped Millions of Gallons of Ash Waste in River

New York Times: Duke Energy, the electric utility whose massive spill of toxic coal ash into a river six weeks ago is part of a federal investigation, illegally pumped as much as 61 million gallons of coal-ash wastewater into a second river from September to last week, North Carolina regulators charged on Thursday. Both the accidental spill and the deliberate releases occurred not far upstream from municipal drinking-water intakes. The utility’s officials have said that the pumping was part of preparations for......

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