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ash spill
Duke Energy has pled guilty to nine criminal charges stemming from a broken pipe that dumped coal ash into the Dan River last year.

Duke Energy Ignored Warnings Before Ash Spill, Prosecutors Say

Duke Energy ignored repeated warnings before a broken pipe dumped tons of coal ash into the Dan River last year, prosecutors said Thursday as the company faced a federal judge. The company has agreed to settle for $102 million.

May 18, 2015