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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Duke Energy pond still leaking toxic coal ash into NC’s Dan River...

Media release | February 4, 2014 at 17:55

CHARLOTTE, NC, Feb. 3 2014 -- Duke Energy’s coal ash pond is still leaking hazardous chemicals into the Dan River in North Carolina, a drinking water source for downstream communities, after over 48 hours.

Rate hikes unnecessary, illogical and ill-timed

Media release | October 12, 2012 at 17:00

Greenpeace is condemning moves today by Duke Energy to file for a rate hike for North Carolina customers formerly served by Progress Energy. Today’s request comes soon after the controversial merger of Duke and Progress Energy, which made Duke...

Charlotte Community Leaders Tell Duke Energy: Don’t Block Rooftop Solar

Media release | January 27, 2014 at 15:51

CHARLOTTE, NC, January 27, 2014 — Leaders from a diverse array of Charlotte’s communities expressed their support for rooftop solar energy this morning in response to Duke Energy’s recently announced plan to make it more expensive for homes and...

Greenpeace Welcomes Federal Probe of Duke Energy's Relationship with Regulators

Media release | February 13, 2014 at 12:38

WASHINGTON, DC —In response to the news that federal authorities have launched an investigation into North Carolina's environmental agency following a massive coal ash spill on the Dan River, Greenpeace released the following statement from...

Greenpeace activists erect banner in front of Duke Headquarters

Media release | February 15, 2012 at 8:34

CHARLOTTE, NC— This morning, six North Carolinians built and ascended two 20-ft tall tripods in front of Duke Energy’s headquarters with a banner between them that read “Duke Energy: no dirty rate hikes” wearing t-shirts that said, “Be a good...

All 16 activists arrested after unfurling giant banner reading "Duke Energy: The...

Media release | February 13, 2012 at 15:06

UPDATE: All 16 activists arrested after unfurling giant banner reading "Duke Energy: The climate needs real Progress." ASHEVILLE, NC—Activists at a North Carolina power plant have unfurled a banner 400 feet above the ground on a smoke stack...

Greenpeace supports Attorney General's appeal of Duke's dirty rate hike

Media release | March 29, 2012 at 8:51

Greenpeace applauds Attorney General Roy Cooper's decision to appeal Duke Energy's 7% rate hike, not only because of the serious economic hardship Duke is dumping on ratepayers, but also because of the severe environmental damage Duke continues...

Rally calls for end to rate hikes, backs AG’s appeal

Media release | March 31, 2012 at 13:59

Charlotte, North Carolina: A well attended rally held in Charlotte today has called for Duke Energy to drop its dirty rate hike. Dozens of concerned community members joined leaders from environmental and social justice groups to demand Duke end...

Response to Duke Energy's 'Sustainability' Report

Media release | April 24, 2012 at 14:31

“Duke Energy’s 2012 sustainability report paints the farcical picture of a coal company claiming to be sustainable. Duke has already pinned its colors firmly to the mast by investing heavily – more than $5 billion – in new coal fired power plants...

Photos: Duke Oil Spill on the Ohio River

Blog by Kate Melges | August 20, 2014

Monday night Duke Energy spilled about 5,000 gallons of diesel during a “routine fuel transfer” into the Ohio River at the W.C Beckjord Power Station in New Richmond, Ohio. The coal plant lies a little under 20 miles to the east of Cincinnati...

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