Enviros' CWA Suit Adds To Duke's NC Coal Ash Woes

Law360, New York (September 13, 2013, 7:33 PM EDT) -- Environmental groups hit Duke Energy Corp. with a Clean Water Act suit in North Carolina federal court on Thursday, accusing a subsidiary of fouling a lake and area groundwater with coal ash from a coal-fired power plant near Wilmington, N.C., that's slated for closure at year's end.

The groups, which include the Sierra Club, Waterkeeper Alliance and Southern Environmental Law Center, claim that Duke Energy Progress Inc. is dumping untreated, polluted water from unlined coal ash storage pits at its L.V. Sutton Steam Electric Plant into...
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