As Hurricane Florence floods dozens of hog waste pits, many in the state are wondering when the broken factory farm system will be fixed
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Senior projects reporter Tony Bartelme reports that harmful algae blooms are a growing worldwide menace, and a lab in Charleston is in the thick of the search to identify unbelievably dangerous toxins.
When Hurricane Florence reached Belhaven, North Carolina, last weekend, the flooding that followed was unlike anything Ricky Credle, the mayor of the tiny coastal town had ever experienced.
Florence's floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the Cape Fear River.
A solar entrepreneur and a former Baptist pastor are fighting for a Congressional seat in a district devastated by the hurricane.
Coal ash refers to what’s left after coal is burned. Those remnants pose environmental and health risks, especially when storage ponds are breached.
The U.S. State Department on Friday issued an environmental assessment of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude pipeline that concluded it would not harm water or wildlife, clearing a hurdle for the project that has been pending for a decade.
A four-part series examining a wastewater infrastructure crisis and the people searching for solutions. A joint project of the Montgomery Advertiser and the new website, Southerly.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plan to close Germany’s remaining coal-fired power stations will drive up subsidies for regions that mine the commodity, according to a document from the economy and energy ministry seen by Bloomberg.
In North Carolina, the #2 solar state, Florence was the first extreme weather test for much of its renewable energy. Nuclear and coal ash had flood problems.
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