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NC RIVERKEEPERS DEMAND CLEAN UP OF DUKE ENERGY'S COAL ASH POLLUTION

SELC files motions to allow seven local conservation groups to participate in state court enforcement actions against Duke Energy’s illegal coal ash pollution throughout North Carolina. The motion was filed on behalf of groups dedicated to protecting public waters across North Carolina, from the Broad River in the west to the Cape Fear at the coast.

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Momentum Builds to Keep Yadkin River in Public Hands

One month after the state filed in a Wake County Court to establish state ownership of the river, the Yadkin Riverkeeper is stepping up in support. At issue is ownership of the riverbed, where Alcoa has hydropower dams. The company is asking the federal government to grant it a 50-year lease of the river.

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