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15 hrs ago | Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, Newton, NC

15 hrs ago | Benzinga

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, North Carolina, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WSOCTV

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, North Carolina

Common Dreams

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)

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Northampton County, NC, Energy, Environment, Science, Wake Forest University, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Forbes.com

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, Financial Markets

Business Journal

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."

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Related Topix: Energy

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WBTV

Rain brings trees down, leaves hundreds without power

Heavy rains in the Charlotte area left the ground soaked enough to cause trees to fall.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Energy

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Mecklenburg County, NC, Energy, University of Charleston, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

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.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, North Carolina State University, Energy

WRAL.com

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.

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Related Topix: Energy

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Washington Times

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors

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.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

News Observer

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.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Raleigh, NC, Energy, Asheville, NC

Cincinnati.com

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.

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Sys-Con Media

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.

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Related Topix: Kokomo, IN, Evansville, IN, Energy, American Electric Power

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sys-Con Media

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 .

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Related Topix: Dominion Corp, Financial Services, Banking, Dime Community Bancshares, Energy, Exelon, Southern, Edison International

Mountain Xpress

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, North Carolina, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, North Carolina, Robeson County, NC, Lumberton, NC, Craven County, NC, Cherry-Point, NC

Business Journal

Duke Energy targets five NC sites for industrial development

Duke Energy has chosen five North Carolina sites totaling almost 900 acres for its 2014 Site Readiness Program, including a 140-acre site in Union County.

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Related Topix: Energy, Union County, NC, Mineral Springs, NC

Seeking Alpha

CalPERS, NYC pension funds to vote against four Duke Energy directors

Duke Energy shareholders should vote against the re-election of four directors because of the recent coal ash spill that fouled the Dan River, CalPERS and NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer say.

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