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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)

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)

Pollocksville still underwater, Wilmington now dry

September 20, 2018

The water has begun to recede in Pollocksville, North Carolina a week after hurricane Florence landed, but portions of the town near the Trent River are still underwater as seen by drone footage. (Sept. 20)

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