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Duke Calls On Court To Dismiss $6.8M State Fine Over Dan River Spill

"Duke Energy has appealed the state’s $6.8 million fine involving the Dan River coal ash spill, calling the action “entirely arbitrary and capricious” and requesting “dismissal of the ... civil penalty in its entirety.”"

Source: Charlotte Business Journal, 03/10/2016

"Divide Grows in Southeast Over Offshore Drilling Plan"

"KURE BEACH, N.C. — On a recent frigid night, anxious residents, many in “Protect Our Coast” sweatshirts, packed the town hall here, spilled onto the lawn, and then erupted in cheers as their town government gaveled in a resolution urging President Obama to block oil drilling off their shoreline. “Some things are just too precious to risk,” Mayor Emilie Swearingen said."

Source: NY Times, 03/04/2016

"Louisiana Tribe Officially Becomes America's First Climate Refugees"

"French-speaking Indians who live deep in Louisiana bayou, some 50 miles south of New Orleans, became the United States' first official climate refugees last week when the federal government awarded them $48 million to relocate."

Source: Weather Channel, 02/29/2016

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