North Carolina Fines Duke Energy a Measly $7 Million for Coal Ash Contamination — And Environmentalists Are Pissed

The settlement includes another $10-15 million to help accelerate the clean up of groundwater contamination around four coal-fired power plants.


It's Official: New York State Bans Fracking

The state's Department of Environmental Conservation conducted a seven-year evaluation of the controversial drilling technique and found a lack of scientific certainty on the potential environmental impacts.