NC Issues Duke Violation Notices Over Coal Ash Spill

Law360, Los Angeles (February 28, 2014, 8:53 PM EST) -- North Carolina regulators on Friday told Duke Energy Progress Inc. that it would be cited for violating state environmental laws surrounding the company's massive coal ash spill earlier this month that dumped up to 82,000 tons of coal ash across 70 miles of the Dan River.

The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources issued two notices of violation over the company's breaching of wastewater and stormwater regulations, the state said. The notices could lead to fines, but the state did not specify how large they...
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