NC community's concerns over coal ash: 5 things to know

  • by: The Associated Press , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 17, 2014 - 1:40 AM

In the wake of a Feb. 2 coal ash spill near Eden, North Carolina, another town in the state is re-examining the possible effects of living near a coal ash dump. Residents living in some 150 homes near the Buck Steam Station in Dukeville, North Carolina, are worrying about what's in their water — and whether it's affected their health — in the wake of revelations of possible well contamination.