Coal ash commission wants customers to pay for cleanup
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The cost to clean toxic coal ash out of ponds could fall on energy customers, according to WSOC-TV.
The committee created to oversee Duke Energy’s cleanup met for the first time Friday. They discussed what could happen to the $3.4 billion project.
The sludge sitting in pits all across the state including Mountain Island Lake is one step closer to cleanup.
“If anybody has been to a coal ash site, they will understand magnitude of what we’re dealing with here,” said Michael Jacobs, chairman of the Coal Ash Management Commission.
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