Contaminated water seeps from old ash pond pipe at Duke plant on Lake Wylie

originally posted on December 22, 2016


Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) failed to inspect a pipe at one of its retired coal ash ponds that now appears to be seeping contaminants at the Allen plant on Lake Wylie.

Environmental groups discovered contaminated water seeping from a corrugated steel pipe at Duke Energy’s Allen Steam Station, which the company failed to inspect following the massive Dan River coal-ash spill in 2014.

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