Duke Energy reverses, will disclose coal ash disaster maps
September 22, 2017
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The country's largest electric company says it will publish federally mandated maps that it previously refused to publish, showing what could happen to neighboring properties if a coal-ash pit burst.
Duke Energy Corp. said Friday it will now post online the maps and emergency responder contact information.
Two environmental advocacy groups had said Wednesday they planned a lawsuit to force disclosure of the information withheld for more than a dozen Duke Energy sites in Indiana, Kentucky and North Carolina. The groups said Duke Energy was the country's only electric u...