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NC river swirls with gray muck near coal ash dump

September 23, 2018

Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence's floodwaters. (Sept. 23)

Suspected power plant waste in N Carolina river

September 22, 2018

Florence's floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a North Carolina, power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into a nearby river. An environmental group rescued a turtle from the muck. (Sept. 21)

Dam breach at Duke NC plant; coal ash could spill

September 21, 2018

Duke Energy said Friday that a dam containing a large lake at a Wilmington power plant has been breached by floodwaters from Florence, and its possible coal ash from an adjacent dump is flowing into the Cape Fear River. (Sept. 21)

Aerial Footage of North Carolina Dam

May 30, 2018

Mudslides triggered by the soggy remnants of Alberto forced evacuations below a North Carolina dam early Wednesday. Gov. Roy Cooper said other dams could be in danger as rivers continued to rise. (May 30)

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