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  1. Video: SELC to file suits against three Duke Energy coal ash facilities

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    Tue, 9 Sep 2014

    NYSE: DUK ) coal ash facilities for violation of the Clean Water Act . In the lawsuit, the SELC asks the court to have ..... the NC DENR is addressing all known violations of the Clean Water Act at Duke Energy's 33 coal ash impoundments and has

  2. Oil and gas: Ruling against BP could mean $18 billion in fines

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    Fri, 5 Sep 2014

    precisely how much BP must pay. Under the federal Clean Water Act , a polluter can be forced to pay a maximum of $1 ..... or nearly 103 million gallons, in calculating any Clean Water Act penalties. Barbier hasn't ruled yet on how much

  1. Court rules BP carries brunt of Macondo negligence

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    Fri, 5 Sep 2014

    Transocean, and 3% to Halliburton. BP Exploration & Production Inc. is “subject to enhanced penalties under the Clean Water Act ” because the discharge of oil was the result of its gross negligence and willful misconduct, Barbier held. BP

  2. ExxonMobil Pipeline settles charges from 2012 Louisiana spill

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    Wed, 27 Aug 2014

    million to resolve federal charges that a 2012 spill from the company’s North Line near Torbert, La., violated the Clean Water Act , the US Department of Justice and Environmental Protection Agency jointly announced. DOJ and EPA said a federal complaint

  3. Federal judge finds BP E&P negligent in Macondo crude oil spill

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    Thu, 4 Sep 2014

    scheduled to begin in January 2015, to consider the application of statutory penalty factors in assessing a per-barrel Clean Water Act penalty.” The CWA’s maximum statutory penalty is $1,100/bbl where the court finds simple negligence and $4,300

  4. Duke files to relicense 876.6-MW Keowee-Toxaway hydro project

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    Thu, 28 Aug 2014

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for water quality certification of the project under Clean Water Act Section 401. Project relicensing information may be obtained from the Duke Energy Internet site under http

  5. New product gives options to meet 316(b), Clean Water Act

    Online Articles

    Tue, 3 Jun 2014

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently finalized a new product to meet the standards of Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act . The standard requires that the location, design, construction and capacity of cooling water intake structures

  6. EPA's Final Rule for 316(b) effective October 14

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    Wed, 20 Aug 2014

    The 316(b) standards under the Clean Water Act was published in the Federal Register on Aug. 14, meaning the rule set forth by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA

  7. Coal company reaches $27.5mn settlement over Clean Water Act violations

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    Wed, 5 Mar 2014

    2006 and 2013, Alpha and its subsidiaries had more than 6,200 violations of limits in 336 of its state-issued Clean Water Act permits that resulted in the discharge of excess amounts of pollutants into hundreds of rivers and streams, including

  8. Oil and gas: EPA requires Chevron Pipe Line to provide funds for oil spill response

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    Tue, 13 May 2014

    S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today reached a settlement with Chevron Pipe Line Company resolving Clean Water Act violations associated with two oil spills at the company’s facilities in Utah. As part of the settlement, the