Company: Appeal In Coal Ash Groundwater Contamination Case ‘Appropriate’

(January 14, 2016, 2:45 PM EST) -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The energy company sued by an environmental group that contends that it is liable for contamination of groundwater in connection with its operation of a steam power station on Jan. 7 filed a brief supporting certification for an interlocutory appeal (Yadkin Riverkeeper, et al. v. Duke Energy Carolinas LLC, No. 14-00753, M.D. N.C.).

(Brief available. Document #15-160119-003B.)

Allegations

On Sept. 3, 2014, the Yadkin Riverkeeper Inc. and Waterkeeper Alliance Inc. sued Duke Energy in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of...
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