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“We’re concerned with the volume of water that was pumped and the manner it was pumped,” DENR Communications Director Drew Elliot told ABC. “It did not go through the treatment facility as it should have.”
This is incredibly negligent, especially considering this canal dumps into the Cape Fear River and provides drinking water to several cities and towns.
Fair should be fair in this case. A fine is not gonna cut it.
Duke energy should not be allowed to collect any revenue until they've conducted a thorough clean-up and pay for any damage up-front.
These guys have a monopoly working and the people are powerless to do anything about it?
If people read the article, they are allowed to dump their chemicals in this body of water. They are only allowed to do it when the water is high enough and they have to use a filter type system to get the big debris out of this waste. So I feel many here are going a little crazy with this story honestly....They are allowed to do this! WHY?? That would be the major part of this I would be mad at...