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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Department Of Environment
North Carolina regulators issued notice to Duke Energy on Friday that the company will be cited for violating environmental standards in connection with a massive coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge.
North Carolina officials said Tuesday that groundwater containing unsafe levels of arsenic apparently leaching from a Duke Energy coal ash dump is still pouring into the Dan River, which is already contaminated from a massive Feb. 2 spill.
North Carolina officials say wastewater containing unsafe levels of arsenic from a Duke Energy coal ash dump is flowing into a Dan River, which is already contaminated from a massive Feb. 2 spill.
The Architect of the Capitol has been cleared by the Environmental Protection Agency to go forward with the Capitol Power Plant expansion, but residents and environmental activists are banding together in protest of coal-fired energy.
Not long after the sudden firing of the District's top environmental official, Christophe Tulou, last month, employees from the city's Department of Environment were told to report to a hastily arranged meeting at the D.C. government offices on Fourth Street Northwest.