The cities of Los Angeles, Anaheim, Riverside, Pasadena, Burbank and Glendale are buying electricity as far as 600 miles away. The Intermountain Power Agency is talking to the city of Los Angeles and other customers about converting much of the coal-fired ...
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A 48-inch stormwater pipe ruptured Sunday at the retired Dan River Steam Station in Eden, North Carolina, Duke Energy said. The ash pond above the pipe is around 27 acres large, and the dam containing the water is unharmed, the utility said, according to AP.
The broken pipe was not reported by Duke Energy or the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources until Monday - nearly 24 hours after the Sunday incident.
According to Duke Energy, a security guard first noticed an unusually low water level in the ash pond at around 14:00 EST on Sunday, leading to the discovery of the broken pipe. Duke Energy’s first public notice of the spill came just after 16:00 EST on Monday.
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