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  • Duke Energy says moving NC coal ash could cost $10 billion

    A Duke Energy Corp. executive told North Carolina lawmakers Tuesday that moving its coal ash away from rivers and lakes in the state could cost up to $10 billion and take decades — and its customers are likely to pay for it. The presentation by Paul Newton, Duke’s president for North Carolina, came…

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    • Duke: Moving coal ash would cost up to $10 billion

      RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy told North Carolina lawmakers Tuesday that removing all of the company's coal ash away from the state's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, with its electricity customers likely footing nearly all the bill.

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          I-Team: Who pays coal ash cleanup cost?

          Most Duke Energy customers are not happy about the idea their bills could skyrocket.

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          • All Four Of North Carolina’s GOP Senate Candidates Are Climate Deniers

            "All Four Of North Carolina’s GOP Senate Candidates Are Climate Deniers" Rev. Mark Harris, right, was one of the four Republican primary candidates for North Carolina’s Senate seat who denied the reality of climate change Tuesday night. On Tuesday, all four Republican candidates vying for North…

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            • Duke Energy foresees coal ash pond costs of up to $10 billion - Greensboro - Triad Business Journal

              Paul Newton, North Carolina president for Duke Energy, says Duke and N.C. regulators should take a case-by-case approach to determining what to do at 33 coal ash ponds in the state. Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) estimates the cost of reforming how it stores and manages coal ash in North Carolina could…

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              • Duke Says Disposal of Coal-Ash May Cost Up to $10 Billion

                Duke Energy Corp. (DUK) said the total tab for cleaning up its North Carolina coal-ash dumps may reach $10 billion amid a call for national rules to regulate the disposal of the fossil-fuel byproduct. Duke plans to spend $2 billion to $2.5 billion to handle coal ash at its Riverbend and Dan River,…

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