22 Oct '16, 3pm

Dangerous Metals Found in Latest Duke Energy Coal Ash Spill via @EcoWatch

Dangerous Metals Found in Latest Duke Energy Coal Ash Spill via @EcoWatch

The record-breaking flood of the Neuse River inundated three inactive coal ash ponds for five days last week from the Duke Energy H.F. Lee facility, 10 miles upstream of Goldsboro, North Carolina. The flooded ponds are unlined and uncovered, containing more than 1 million tons of coal ash spread over more than 170 acres in a layer 4 to 10 feet deep. On Oct. 14 at 4:28 p.m., before the flood waters had completely receded from the flooded ash ponds, Duke Energy reported a spill of an undetermined amount of coal ash into the Neuse River to the U.S. Coast Guard's National Response Center . On Oct. 15, Duke Energy and the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality personnel inspected the inactive ash ponds by foot, claiming they "determined that the amount of material that was displaced would not even fill the bed of an average pickup truck." On Oct. 17, the flood water...

Full article: http://www.ecowatch.com/duke-energy-coal-ash-spill-205875...

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