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Lee County Residents Unanimously Oppose Coal Ash Dumping

By Eleanore Wood / January 18, 2014 / Comments Off on Lee County Residents Unanimously Oppose Coal Ash Dumping

At a public meeting last night in Lee County, residents voiced their overwhelming disapproval for a Duke Energy plan to dump coal ash in Lee County. Of the thirty people who spoke during public comment, not a single one supported the Duke Energy plan. From WRAL’s story, If the comments made during a meeting inside the…

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Did Duke Energy Leave ALEC?

By Eleanore Wood / December 9, 2013 / Comments Off on Did Duke Energy Leave ALEC?

North Carolina Rate-Payers Deserve A Clear Answer & Spotlight on The Facts CHARLOTTE—According to recently leaked documents published by The Guardian, Duke Energy has let its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) lapse in the past year. ALEC is a shadowy-corporate lobby group fronting as a charitable non-profit. Essentially ALEC is a speed-dating service which marries corporate lobbyists with…

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