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NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

Sep 22, 2018 - Associated Press

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant Friday where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence's floodwaters.

Duke Energy spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said Friday the utility doesn't believe the breach at the L.V. Sutton Power Station poses a significant threat of increased flooding to nearby communities.

The potential environmental threat was unclear.

No environmental regulators w...