State pulls deal with Duke on coal ash pollution

by MICHAEL BIESECKER and MITCH WEISS, Associated Press - 21 March 2014 16:50-04:00

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) — North Carolina regulators say they have asked a judge to withdraw a proposed settlement that would have allowed Duke Energy to resolve environmental violations by paying a $99,000 fine with no requirement that the $50 billion company clean up its pollution.
The state Department of Environment a...


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