Duke Energy Agrees to Coal-Ash Cleanup Settlement

Duke Energy Agrees to Coal-Ash Cleanup Settlement

Source: Dow Jones News Service, January 2, 2020
Posted on: https://www.advisen.com/

Duke Energy Corp. has agreed to move 80 million tons of coal ash to lined landfills at six power plant sites in what state regulators are calling the biggest cleanup of its type in U.S. history.

The compromise between Duke Energy, state regulators and environmental groups likely puts an end to a yearslong legal dispute in North Carolina over the environmental risks of the disposal of coal ash. Read more.

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