DEQ and Duke Energy reach an estimated $20 million settlement

DEQ and Duke Energy reach an estimated million settlement
RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, or DEQ, reached a settlement with Duke Energy today that holds Duke Energy accountable for groundwater contamination at all of its 14 coal ash facilities and requires accelerated cleanup of groundwater contamination at four sites. Duke Energy will pay an estimated $20 million as a result of the settlement, which includes accelerating the clean-up of groundwater contamination at its Sutton Plant near Wilmington, Asheville Plant, H.F. Lee Plant in Goldsboro and at the Belews Creek Steam Station.
DEQ and Duke Energy reach an estimated million settlement
Source: North Caroline General Environmental News

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