NC pulls deal for giant Duke Energy to settle coal ash violations with $99,000 fine

  • by: MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 21, 2014 - 9:25 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina regulators said Friday that they have asked a judge to withdraw a proposed settlement that would have allowed Duke Energy to resolve environmental violations by paying a $99,000 fine with no requirement that the $50 billion company clean up its pollution.

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