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Durham sewage spill contained, pipe replaced

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Officials with the N.C. Division of Water Resources announced today that the location of a failed pipe segment that caused a June 13 wastewater spill in Durham County has been identified and repaired. The repair was completed Wednesday.

State environmental panel grants interbasin transfer certificate

Friday, May 12, 2017

A state environmental panel has granted Union County a certificate to transfer a maximum of 23 million gallons of water a day from the Yadkin River Basin to the Rocky River Basin to meet Union County's projected water demands through 2050.

State hosting public meetings on Duke Energy’s coal ash plans

Friday, March 10, 2017

The public is invited to a series of public meetings next week to provide feedback on Duke Energy’s draft plans to close coal ash impoundments at four high-priority facilities: Asheville Steam Electric Plant, Dan River Steam Station, Riverbend Steam Station and the Sutton Steam Plant.

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