Duke’s Final Closure Plans


WE WON!!!

On April 1st, 2019, the NC Department of Environmental Quality announced the decision of the final closure plans for six remaining sites, including the 12 million coal ash basin held at Belews Creek.

Thank you, Governor Roy Cooper, Secretary Michael Regan and NC Department of Environmental Quality!


THE FACES OF BELEWS CREEK

Photo by  Will Warasila

Photo by Will Warasila


DEQ Epiphany Press Conference

Residents speak to inform DEQ on coal ash excavation Part 1 (14:02)  and Part 2 (14:47)


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DEQ Information Session

Read more about Duke’s three proposals for how to close the 12-million ton coal ash basin at Belews Creek.

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RCAC Press Conference

Read press coverage, see images and hear audio from our press conference before the DEQ Information Session.

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SELC Petition

We are collecting signatures to demand that Duke excavate the coal ash and move it to a lined landfill on Duke’s property. Signed petitions can be left at the Walnut Cove Library or Rutledge & Rutledge Law.


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