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River otters are found in many North Carolina rivers. Photo via USFWS

Coal Ash Spill in North Carolina Endangers Wildlife

2/12/2014 // By Mollie Simon

Thousands of North Carolina residents living around the Dan River woke up last week to a disaster in their backyard. Millions of gallons of sludge from a retired Duke Energy coal-fired power plant spilled into a river that supplies drinking …

Duke Energy: Blowing the Minds of the Talking Heads

12/9/2009 // By Miles Grant

Duke Energy, America’s third-largest electric utility, backs President Obama’s call for comprehensive climate and energy legislation.

Another Company Abandons Clean Energy-Obstructing U.S. Chamber

9/28/2009 // By Miles Grant

Will the last one out of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce please shut off the lights? Last week, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and New Mexico-based PNM Resources Inc. pulled out of the chanber, citing its climate obstruction. Today, the …

Duke Energy Quits American Coalition for Clean Coal Energy

9/4/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

Duke Energy quit the American Coalition for Clean Coal Energy over differences with other member companies who do not support energy and climate legislation. Duke Energy is a founding member of the U.S. Climate Action Partnership. The Partnership states “…the …

Solar Plant in Colorado Will Generate New Jobs

8/5/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A new solar plant in Colorado is generating power and 200 new jobs. Amy Lou Jenkins at Examiner.com reports: “Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar visted the High-Tech Solar Panel Plant in Longmont, CO to call attention to a reinvigorated U.S. high-tech …