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Containment failure spurs changes to ash hopper systems

Due to environmental concerns and economic factors, power plants that use slurry containment systems are transitioning from traditional ash handling systems to more environmentally sound alternatives.

 
 

Duke Energy statement on coal ash settlement approval

Duke Energy has recently issued a statement after receiving final approval of the company’s agreement with the state regulator and the environmental community on how to permanently close all remaining ash basins in North Carolina, USA.