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  1. FERC backs state in blocking 401 certification for 739.182-MW Catawba-Wateree hydro project

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    Thu, 17 Apr 2014

    180 days required by state law for review of federal Clean Water Act Section 401 applications. State 401 certification ..... action," it would not help Duke. "Section 401 of the Clean Water Act does not mandate 'final action' by a state, but

  2. EPA announces another delay in cooling water intake rule

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    Thu, 17 Apr 2014

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has delayed finalizing 316(b) of the Clean Water Act until May 16 , marking another delay to the release of the cooling water intake rule. The rule will require about 670 existing

  1. GAO: Scant information exists about NEPA analyses’ costs, benefits

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    Tue, 15 Apr 2014

    to separate from other required environmental analyses under federal laws such as the Endangered Species Act and the Clean Water Act ; executive orders; agency guidance; and state and local laws further complicates analysis of NEPA’s costs and

  2. N.C. sides with Duke Energy in coal ash appeal

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    Wed, 9 Apr 2014

    latest legal tussle comes after a coalition of environmental groups moved last year to sue Duke under the federal Clean Water Act over its groundwater pollution. After state officials met with the company's chief lobbyist, the N.C. Department

  3. NC sides with Duke in appeal of coal ash ruling

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    Tue, 8 Apr 2014

    latest legal tussle comes after a coalition of environmental groups moved last year to sue Duke under the federal Clean Water Act over its groundwater pollution. After state officials met with the company's chief lobbyist, the N.C. Department

  4. Coal News: Duke Energy seeks to keep records from regulators

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    Mon, 31 Mar 2014

    Working on the behalf of a coalition of citizens groups, the Southern Environmental Law Center tried to use the U.S. Clean Water Act to sue Duke last year in federal court over groundwater pollution leeching from its coal ash dumps. The state Department

  5. Energy News: Duke Energy says it needs time to clean coal ash

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    Fri, 4 Apr 2014

    action against Duke until a coalition of environmental groups moved to sue the company last year for violating the Clean Water Act . The state agency then used its authority to intervene, quickly proposing a settlement with modest fines. "The

  6. 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

  7. Federal grand jury looks into Duke Energy coal ash spill

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    Tue, 18 Mar 2014

    Carolina regulators had helped shield Duke from a coalition of environmental groups that wanted to sue under the U.S. Clean Water Act to force the company to clean up its coal ash pollution. Their efforts were stymied by the state environmental agency

  8. Coal news: House moves to block Obama coal rule

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    Wed, 26 Mar 2014

    which streams and wetlands are protected under the Clean Water Act , an issue that remains in dispute even after two U ..... well as industry, environmentalists and farmers. The Clean Water Act gives the government jurisdiction over U.S. waters