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Politics, Legal Affairs, and Investigations Reporter — Associated Press
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Newsman at The Associated Press writing about politics, legal affairs & investigations. FOIA filer. Pool player. Sleep-deprived dad of three. mbiesecker@ap.org

Many wells near Duke ash dumps contaminated

sltrib.com — Tom Reeder, the assistant secretary overseeing water quality for the state, said Duke will be required to provide the affected residents with an alternative water supply if it is determined coal ash is the source of the contamination.

Residents near Duke ash dumps told not to drink well water

kron4.com — RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina officials are advising dozens of residents near Duke Energy coal ash dumps not to drink or cook with water from their wells after tests showed contamination with toxic heavy metals. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources said Tuesday that tests of 87 private wells near eight Duke...

Residents near Duke ash dumps told not to drink well water

bigstory.ap.org — RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina officials are advising dozens of residents near Duke Energy coal ash dumps not to drink or cook with water from their wells after tests showed contamination with toxic heavy metals.

Residents near Duke ash dumps told not to drink well water

hamptonroads.com — RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina officials are advising dozens of residents near Duke Energy coal ash dumps not to drink or cook with water from their wells after tests showed contamination with toxic heavy metals. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources said Tuesday that tests of 87 private wells near eight Duke plants showed results that failed to meet state groundwater standards.

Residents near Duke ash dumps told not to drink well water

abc11.com — State officials are advising an undisclosed number of residents near Duke Energy coal ash dumps not to drink or cook with water from their wells after tests showed contamination with toxic heavy metals, according to letters obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday.

Residents near Duke ash dumps told not to drink well water

newsobserver.com — State officials are advising an undisclosed number of residents near Duke Energy coal ash dumps not to drink or cook with water from their wells after tests showed contamination with toxic heavy metals.

Residents near Duke ash dumps told not to drink well water - WNCN: News, Weather, Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville

wncn.com — State officials are advising an undisclosed number of families near Duke Energy coal ash dumps not to drink or cook with water from their wells after tests showed contamination with toxic heavy...

Residents near Duke ash dumps told not to drink well water

wral.com — State officials are advising an undisclosed number of homes near Duke Energy coal ash dumps not to drink or cook with water from their wells after tests showed contamination with toxic heavy metals. A law passed after last year's spill into the Dan River required the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources to sample wells within 1,000 feet of Duke's 32 coal ash dumps.

Man pleads guilty to supplying N.C. with bad bridge parts

hamptonroads.com — RALEIGH, N.C. A Chicago man admitted guilt Thursday on federal charges related to supplying defective bridge parts used in 25 highway projects across North Carolina. Joel de la Torre, 33, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Raleigh to criminal counts of making false statements concerning highway projects and aggravated identity theft.

RALEIGH: Man pleads guilty after supplying bad bridge parts - WNCN: News, Weather, Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville

wncn.com — Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2015 7:25 PM EDT Updated: Thursday, April 16, 2015 7:25 PM EDT A Chicago man admitted guilt Thursday on federal charges related to supplying defective bridge parts used in 25 highway projects across North Carolina. Joel de la Torre, 33, pleaded guilty in U.S.
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Apr 21, 2015

BREAKING@AP: NC officials advise many living near @DukeEnergy #coalash dumps to not drink well water after toxic contaminates found #ncpol

Apr 20, 2015

@AP: US Supreme Court throws out NC court ruling that upheld GOP-drawn state and congressional districts _ abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireS… #ncpol

Apr 13, 2015

RT @AP: BREAKING: Official: 1 dead in shooting at community college in North Carolina; shooter is not in custody.

Apr 10, 2015

@AP: Aggressive policing helps North Charleston's crime problem, but leaves legacy of mistrust in black neighborhoods bigstory.ap.org/article/876fe3…

Apr 09, 2015

@AP: SC officer who shot man had prior excessive force complaint where he tased unarmed black man for "no reason" m.apnews.com/ap/db_289563/c…

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