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  • Coal ash probably entering North Carolina river, environmentalists say
    on September 21, 2018 at 10:49 pm

    Coal ash is likely entering the Cape Fear River in Wilmington, North Carolina, environmentalists said Friday. Rising water in the area, due to heavy rain and storm surge from Hurricane Florence, is still a problem. […]

  • Satellite image shows Florence's floodwaters polluting the Atlantic
    on September 20, 2018 at 6:21 pm

    As the Carolinas' swollen rivers crest, their "polluted floodwaters" are dumping out into the Atlantic, visibly discoloring the water offshore, federal experts have noted. […]

  • Pig poop and coal ash are real concern in floods
    on September 18, 2018 at 9:12 am

    Even after a hurricane's immediate threat of flooding goes away, North Carolina residents could face a host of potential health problems from the water brought by Hurricane Florence -- and from what that water leaves behind. In addition to the usual physical and mental challenges floodwaters can typically bring, there is a potential problem for human health that involves some of the state's key industries: hog farming and coal power generation. […]

  • See Florence's destruction in the Carolinas
    on September 21, 2018 at 8:03 am

    Even as Hurricane Florence became a tropical depression and moves inland, officials say the danger of extreme flooding is high. […]

  • Before-and-after aerial photos show beach erosion on North Carolina coastline
    on September 19, 2018 at 8:25 pm

    Aerial images captured the destruction Hurricane Florence inflicted on the North Carolina coastline, from lines of houses shorn of their shingles to sand-covered streets. […]

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