Judge Allows Coal Ash Suit Against Duke Energy in North Carolina

 Thursday, June 12, 2014

 Insurance Journal

A federal judge says a lawsuit accusing Duke Energy coal ash pits of polluting a lake near Wilmington can move forward. The Southern Environmental Law Center filed a lawsuit last year on behalf of environmental groups, saying the toxic waste was polluting Sutton Lake and violating the federal Clean Water Act. Duke Energy sought to dismiss the case, saying the groups didn’t have a role because a state environmental agency already took enforcement action.
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