Advocates hope to use a judge’s order Thursday to force Duke Energy to remove ash from its unlined ponds across North Carolina.
Gov. Pat McCrory and environment Secretary John Skvarla wrote Duke CEO Lynn Good that “as a state we will not stand by while coal ash ponds remain a ...
Prompted by recent multimillion-gallon spill, state environmental officials issued a notice of violation to the Metropolitan Sewage District of Buncombe County for what is the waste-water agency's largest spill in nearly two decades.
State water quality officials are still considering whether to fine MSD for the spill, which is likely the largest one documented by the wastewater treatment facility in the last 20 years.
WNC supporters say short-changing a program that’s been a boost to the region’s economy and conservation efforts is the wrong move.
The Clean Water Management Trust Fund has distributed more than $200 million in grants throughout the 18 westernmost counties of the state. Inside: A look at some of the most notable projects in each county.
As more is learned about the Tuesday wastewater spill on the French Broad River, our ongoing special report on the French Broad River, begun last July, can be found here. Our reports include everything from data on 18 months of water-qualit ...