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  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    A North Carolina Superior Court has allowed the Roanoke River Basin Association, represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, to participate as a full party in an enforcement action with respect to two Duke Energy coal ash sites near the Virginia border: Roxboro Steam Station in Person County on Hyco Lake and Mayo Steam Station […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources announced yesterday the creation of a coal ash pond task force within the department to review the facilities in North Carolina to prevent any further unpermitted release of coal ash or ash pond water. Monday, the state environmental agency asked the judge presiding over the department’s proposed […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The coal ash bill issued by a conference committee of the N.C. General Assembly failed to require cleanup of 10 coal ash sites across North Carolina by allowing Duke Energy to leave its polluting coal ash in unlined, leaking pits at 10 of 14 sites, announced the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC). The bill leaves […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Massive coal ash pollution leaks have been discovered pouring from Duke Energy’s Buck Power Plant into the Yadkin River, conservation groups revealed yesterday. Testing confirmed this week that the extensive coal ash seeps – which have not been previously identified or publicly disclosed by Duke Energy or the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Duke Energy plans to launch a construction barge in waters near the Dan River Steam Station for maintenance work linked to excavating and closing coal-ash ponds near the retired power plant. Utility workers will use an excavator aboard the barge for tree-clearing operations this week, followed by rock work later this spring to reinforce earthen […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five coal ash ponds at Dominion’s Possum Point power plant have been illegally leaking toxic pollutants for decades into groundwater and two popular waterways near Washington, D.C., charged conservation groups in a notice filed yesterday. The Southern Environmental Law Center, representing the Potomac Riverkeeper and the Sierra Club, sent notice to Dominion and the Virginia […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the first Santee Cooper coal ash removal report released this week, Santee Cooper has removed over 42,000 tons from its unlined coal ash lagoons on the banks of the Waccamaw River in Conway, South Carolina. The removal is part of a settlement reached between Santee Cooper and citizen groups represented by the Southern […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    In a report provided to conservation groups pursuant to their settlement agreement with Santee Cooper, the utility reported that during 2014 it removed 164,000 tons of coal ash from its unlined lagoons at its Grainger facility on the Waccamaw River in Conway, South Carolina.  At its rate of coal ash removal during the last six […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Representing Upstate Forever and Save Our Saluda, the Southern Environmental Law Center yesterday announced an agreement in principle with Duke Energy to remove all of its coal ash at its W.S. Lee facility from the banks of the Saluda River near Greenville and Anderson, South Carolina, to safer, dry lined storage away from the river.   “With […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy’s contractor spent its first full day yesterday removing the deposit of coal ash and sediment found in the Dan River across from Abreu-Grogan Park on Memorial Drive, which is just upstream from the Schoolfield Dam. The operation took place in view of local and North Carolina media who gathered Monday to tour the […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    According to a recent report under a settlement agreement with conservation groups, South Carolina Electric & Gas removed over 600,000 tons of coal ash from its lagoons on the Catawba-Wateree River near Columbia, South Carolina, by the end of 2014.  A settlement of litigation brought by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of the […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Conservation groups yesterday filed lawsuits in federal court against Duke Energy seeking to clean up toxic coal ash pollution from three Duke facilities that are contaminating rivers and groundwater supplies that provide drinking water to hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians.  The Clean Water Act lawsuits were filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on […]

  • 14 November 2011

    A recent mudslide that swept tons of coal ash and debris into and around Lake Michigan probably will have little effect on the environment…   (washingtonpost) [mappress] Source: washingtonpost, November 14, 2011;

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     Kayden Industries Environmental Services Division completed a coal ash dredging and desludging project in Georgia in the summer of 2019. They utilized an IMS 7012 HP Versi-Dredge to dredge high volumes of coal ash which were dewatered in real-time utilizing six Kayden Mammoth-2276 centrifuges, as well as a DEL Total Clean – 3000 Plus […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy has completed cleanup work along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Va. Completion of the work was reviewed and approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Since the operation began on May 6, approximately 2,500 tons of coal ash and river sediment have been removed from this […]

  • 4 February 2011

    Tennessee Valley Authority customers are paying an average of 69 cents a month until 2024 for the cleanup of coal ash spilled at the … By Bill Poovey (tennessean) [mappress] Source: tennessean, February 4, 2011;

  • 15 March 2010

    KINGSTON, Tenn. (AP) – Federal regulators have concluded that it is technologically impossible to remove all the coal ash from the Emory River and an undetermined amount will stay in the water when the Kingston ash spill is complete… [mappress] Source:wkrn,March 15,2010;

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The North Carolina Superior Court has granted requests filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center that conservation groups from across North Carolina participate as full parties in the pending enforcement actions brought by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources against Duke Energy for illegal coal ash pollution of the state’s rivers, groundwater, and […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy’s North Carolina State President, Paul Newton, yesterday spoke before the N.C. Joint Environmental Review Commission (ERC) on the company’s response to the Feb. 2 Dan River coal ash incident and its near-term and longer-term actions to address coal ash across the state. “Duke Energy is committed to working with policymakers and regulators to […]

  • 18 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    More than 430 TVA employees and contractors are working around the clock to fill and ship more than 85 rail cars a day of sludgy coal ash from the Kingston Fossil Plant spill, TVA officials said Monday… Source: Chattanooga Times, November 17, 2009

  • 18 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The cleanup of coal ash from the Emory River in East Tennessee has been “remarkable” with more than 70 percent removed from the waterway since the spill at TVA’s Kingston coal-fired plant, a state environment official told lawmakers Tuesday. [mappress] Source: Tennessean, February 17, 2010

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed an enforceable agreement with Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (Duke) to perform a comprehensive assessment, determine the location of coal ash deposits and to remove deposits along the Dan River as deemed appropriate by EPA in consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a result of the […]

  • 9 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The disastrous coal ash spill that occurred a year ago at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Kingston power plant in eastern Tennessee dumped a whopping 2.66 million pounds of 10 toxic pollutants into the nearby Emory and Clinch rivers — more than all the surface-water discharges from all U.S. power plants in 2007. Source:southernstudies,dec 9,2009;

  • 20 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Tennessee Valley Authority estimates it will cost another $268.2 million to $741.1 million to clean up and restore part of the Emory River where coal ash accidentally was dumped three days before Christmas 2008… [mappress] Source: Chattanooga Times, January 19, 2010

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bovu Fluid Holdings, known as Bovu Pumps, has just won a large dredging equipment order from a new client, the Delmas Coal company. Over the years, the company successfully completed several projects for BHP Billiton (South32), Eskom, ERWAT, Randwater, Anglo American and some smaller dredging jobs for various municipality’s, residential estates and golf courses. Under the deal, Bovu Pumps […]

  • 21 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    KINGSTON, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Authority’s top executive says changing the way waste is stored at its power plants should reduce the risk of another disastrous coal ash spill like the one that tarnished a riverside community a year ago. But he isn’t offering any guarantees… Source: Associated Press, December 19, 2009