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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

U.S. Tests For Toxic Spill From Mexico Mine

An acid leak from a mine in Mexico may have polluted the San Pedro River in Arizona.

September 24, 2014

Ruptured Pipe Leaves 10,000 Gallons Of Oil On L.A. Streets

By Jason Wells, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A 10,000-gallon crude-oil spill in Los Angeles early Thursday was expected to take 24 hours to fully clean up, officials said. Firefighters responding to the spill shortly after 1 a.m. the Atwater Village section of the city were able to hem in much of the oil by […]

May 15, 2014