CO: NC Legislators Reach Compromise on Coal Ash Bill

The Charlotte Observer

NC Legislators Reach Compromise on Coal Ash Bill

By Bruce Henderson

North Carolina House and Senate leaders announced a compromise on a stalled coal ash bill late Tuesday, days before legislators end their session.

Both chambers put Charlotte-based Duke Energy on track to drain its 33 North Carolina ash ponds within 15 years. But last-minute changes between them derailed the bill on Aug. 1 and appeared unlikely to be resolved until at least November, if not next year.

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