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HOW TO HELP - COAL ASH SPILL

February 16, 2014

Plan to attend and spread the word about "River of Coal: Heartbreak on the Dan" to be held at Wake Forest University on Feb. 28 beginning at 5:30 p.m.


CRIMINAL PROBE IN WAKE OF COAL ASH SPILL ON DAN RIVER

February 13, 2014

APNewsBreak: Feds launch criminal probe in wake of massive coal ash spill into NC river

 Article by: MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

 Updated: February 13, 2014 - 11:20 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. — Federal authorities have launched a criminal investigation into a massive coal ash spill into the Dan River.


COAL ASH UPDATE FROM DUKE ENERGY

February 12, 2014

RELEASED FROM DUKE ENERGY (February 12, 2014)

The work in this isolated, stable area will advance the overall removal effort as the company and state and federal agencies continue monitoring any impacts to the river to determine whatever additional steps might be needed.


WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE WATER SAMPLING RESULTS

February 7, 2014

Water Samples Show Disturbing Levels of Heavy Metals from Duke Energy Coal Ash Spill (Reprinted from Waterkeeper Alliance Blog)


COAL ASH SPILL - WATER QUALITY & SAFETY INFORMATION

February 5, 2014

Coal Ash Spill - Water Quality & Safety Information

Below are links to public statements about water quality and safety from City of Danville, the North Carolina Department of Energy and Natural Resources (NCDENR) and Duke Energy. Duke University graduate students took independent water samples Tuesday, February 4 and DRBA will post a link to those results as soon as they become available.