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Pollution from coal ash spill stains Dan River

Pollution from coal ash spill stains Dan River

Sommer Fanney, Staff Writer

February 20, 2015

It has been a little over a year since a storm water drainage pipe under Duke Energy’s coal ash storage pond in Eden, North Carolina collapsed, allowing 39,000 pounds of coal ash to spill into the Dan River. Since then, residents of communities along the river, scientists, Duke representatives,...