Dan River Coal Ash Spill

Environment
10:17 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Tour de Yadkin Runs Through June 28

Paddlers take part in the 2013 Tour de Yadkin.
Credit WFDD photo by Molly Davis

The Yadkin Riverkeeper’s Tour de Yadkin is in full swing and there’s still time to sign up for a trip on the water.

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Dan River Coal Ash
11:41 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Duke Energy Prepares to Clean Dan River

On February 12, 2014, Duke Energy crewmen vacuum small area of toxic coal ash sludge from the Dan River.
Duke Energy

Duke Energy says it's ready to manage and dismantle its coal ash basins.

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Dan River Coal Ash
6:38 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Duke Energy Will Hire Independent Engineers to Tackle Coal Ash Issue

The energy giant says it is committed to cleaning up the Dan River spill site and will not increase customer rates to cover the expense.
Credit Duke Energy

Duke Energy is adding a new element to dealing with its coal ash basins.

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Environment
11:48 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Greensboro Woman Organizes Dan River Spill Protest

Kathy Clark started Coal Ash Wednesday to protest the Feb. 2 spill into the Dan River.
Credit Photo courtesy of Kathy Clark

A Greensboro woman is urging people to power down to protest the Dan River coal ash spill.

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SciWorks Radio
7:48 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Coal Ash Spill Impact Can Be Measured With Science

A mix of sludge and coal ash lines the banks of the Dan River in Eden.
Credit Waterkeeper Alliance

SciWorks Radio is a production of 88.5 WFDD and SciWorks, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, located in Winston-Salem. 

The February coal-ash spill, has polluted the Dan River for a stretch of more than 70 miles so far.

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