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Duke president says removing toxic ash would cost $10 billion and take decades which is "too much"
In a galling an arrogant presentation Duke Energy president Paul Newton told North Carolina lawmakers that "removing all of the company's coal ash way from the state's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion," nearly all of which would be paid for by electricity customers.
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Electric Energy Online
Duke Energy selects five South Carolina properties for potential industrial development
Duke Energy has selected five South Carolina properties for participation in its 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare the properties for potential industrial development.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Duke Energy foresees coal ash pond costs of up to $10 billion
Paul Newton, North Carolina president for Duke Energy, says Duke and N.C. regulators should take a case-by-case approach to determining what to do at 33 coal ash ponds in the state.
Duke Energy updates N.C. Legislative Commission on Coal Ash
Duke Energy's North Carolina State President, Paul Newton, today spoke before the N.C. Joint Environmental Review Commission on the company's response to the Feb. 2 Dan River coal ash incident and its near-term and longer-term actions to address coal ash across the state.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Environmental groups plan protest at Duke Energy meeting
Three months after a major coal ash spill made negative national headlines for Duke Energy, environmental groups are planning a major protest for the company's shareholders meeting next week.
A Little-Known Toxic Threat 'Underfoot' in North Carolina
Amy Adams, NC Campaign Coordinator for Appalachian Voices, holds sediment covered in fine, gray coal ash upstream of the drinking water intake in Danville, VA, approximately 20 miles downstream of the Dan River ash spill North Carolina residents do not know the extent of a toxic mess that has been buried under their feet in dozens of locations ... (more)
XLU, QINC: Big ETF Inflows
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund , which added 11,400,000 units, or a 8.7% increase week over week.
NC attorney general calls on court to overturn Duke Energy rate hike a second time
N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper says the N.C Utilities Commission has ruled twice on Duke's 2012 rate increase and missed its "second chance to get it right."
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Rain brings trees down, leaves hundreds without power
Heavy rains in the Charlotte area left the ground soaked enough to cause trees to fall.
The Charlotte Observer
5 Democrats fight for 3 at-large county commission seats in primary
Her family moved around: California, Florida, Iowa and St. Louis, as her salesman father was transferred.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Dan River water safe for farming after coal ash spill
Farmers along the Dan River can use surface water for crops and livestock because toxic sludge from a massive coal ash spill has settled to the bottom, a report by university researchers found.
Cooper: Utilities Commission ignores law in Duke Energy rate increase
A year ago, the state Supreme Court struck down a rate increase that the state Utilities Commission awarded to Duke Energy Corp. and ordered the panel to reconsider the increase in light of its impact on consumers.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Duke: Coal ash spill won't affect bottom line
Duke Energy told shareholders Thursday that cleanup costs resulting from its massive coal ash spill into the Dan River won't have a material effect on the $50 billion company's bottom line.
Wall Street Journal
Duke Had $15 Million in Spill Costs
Duke Energy Corp. said it recorded about $15 million in costs related to a coal-ash spill in North Carolina in the first quarter, while also warning further costs can't be estimated at this time.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Gov. Pat McCrory wants authority over coal ash
Gov. Pat McCrory talks to a group of students and faculty at St. David's School in Raleigh on Monday, March 10, 2014.
Duke Energy shows students benefits of fridge recyclingDuke Energy...
Representatives from Duke Energy visited James A. Cawood Elementary School in Edgewood recently to show students and teachers how recycling an outdated refrigerator or freezer can help save the environment.
Indiana's $1.1 Billion Pioneer Transmission Project Faces Delays, an Industrial Info News Alert
It's taking longer than expected to complete a front-end engineering & design study for a grassroot, 765-kilovolt, extra-high-voltage transmission project that will link the Greentown Station in Kokomo, Indiana, with the Rockport Station in Evansville, Indiana.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Management Addresses the Conference, Upcoming Earnings Releases, and...
Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Dominion Resources, Inc. , Exelon Corporation , Duke Energy Corporation , The Southern Company , and Edison International .
NC Warn presses alternate plan for NC energy future: 2014 UpdateLea McLellan | 6 hours ago
Each year Duke Energy must file a 15-year plan for meeting electricity demand in North Carolina - where it has monopoly control.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Electric Energy Online
Duke Energy selects five N.C. properties for potential industrial development
Duke Energy has selected five North Carolina properties for participation in its 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare the properties for potential industrial development.