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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

NC toll road moves ahead with contractor guilty of fraud

wral.com — North Carolina transportation officials are pushing ahead with an embattled toll road outside Charlotte, even after a politically connected paving contractor involved in the $840-million project pleaded guilty last year to defrauding taxpayers. The state Department of Transportation announced Thursday construction had begun on the Monroe Expressway, a 20-mile highway in Union County.

RALEIGH: Prosecutor: No more charges expected in coal ash case - WNCN: News, Weather, Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville

wncn.com — "I was hopeful North Carolina would change its CBD oils, or hemp oils law, sooner," said Abby Childers. "But they're not. Betheny needs help now. I can't wait any longer. Our daughter is going to die and CBD oils are the last option we have.

Prosecutor: No more charges expected in coal ash case

wral.com — One of the federal prosecutors who supervised the criminal case over Duke Energy's coal ash pollution says he doesn't expect to file any additional charges in the case. United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker of the Eastern District of North Carolina said Friday his office has completed a thorough investigation of the available evidence.

Prosecutors: Duke Energy could have avoided Dan River

salon.com — GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - As Duke Energy pleaded guilty Thursday to nine criminal violations of the federal Clean Water Act in a North Carolina courtroom, federal prosecutors recounted examples where time and again the nation's largest electricity company failed to prevent its illegal pollution.

Prosecutors: Duke Energy could have avoided Dan River spill - Richmond.com: Ap

richmond.com — Posted: GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - As Duke Energy pleaded guilty Thursday in a North Carolina courtroom to nine criminal violations of the federal Clean Water Act, federal prosecutors recounted examples where time and again the nation's largest electricity company failed to prevent its illegal pollution.

Prosecutors: Duke Energy could have avoided Dan River

Prosecutors: Duke Energy could have avoided Dan River spill

usnews.com — FILE - In this April 25, 2014, file photo, Bryant Gobble, left, hugs his wife, Sherry Gobble, right, as they look from their yard across an ash pond full of dead trees toward Duke Energy's Buck Steam Station in Dukeville, N.C. Duke says it will provide bottled water to residents living near coal ash pits in North Carolina.

Prosecutors: Duke Energy could have avoided Dan River

seattlepi.com — GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - As Duke Energy pleaded guilty Thursday to nine criminal violations of the federal Clean Water Act in a North Carolina courtroom, federal prosecutors recounted examples where time and again the nation's largest electricity company failed to prevent its illegal pollution.

Duke Energy pleads guilty to causing illegal pollution

timesunion.com — GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Duke Energy has pleaded guilty in federal court to environmental crimes and has agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution over years of illegal pollution leaking from coal-ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants.

Duke Energy pleads guilty to causing illegal pollution

kron4.com — GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Duke Energy pleaded guilty Thursday to nine violations of the federal Clean Water Act and will pay $102 million in fines and restitution for illegally discharging pollution from coal-ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants. The plea by the nation's largest electricity company, part of a negotiated settlement with federal...
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May 08, 2015

RT @CraigJ_NandO: Drew Elliot, DENR spox during coal ash & other controversies, leaving for The Private Sector, wherever that is. #ncpol #n…

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