Could North Carolina Toxic Spill Been Avoided?

Duke Energy busted after activists’ red flag
Rachel Maddow follows up on a report from earlier in the week about environmental activists who accused a Duke Energy power plant of dumping toxic liquid into public waterway, that has prompted state officials cite Duke Energy for violations.

 

Tests still detect remnants of coal ash spill
Rachel Maddow reports on developments in the case of the Duke Energy spill of coal ash into North Carolina’s Dan River, including new test results finding unsafe levels of aluminum six weeks after the spill.

Subpoena looks for dirty deal in toxic spill
Michael Gerrard, professor of environmental law at Columbia University, talks with Rachel Maddow about a NC federal investigation into a coal ash leak disaster.

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Spill spotlights McCrory ties to Duke Energy
Rachel Maddow reports on the growing pressure on North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory for his connection to the Duke Energy and a toxic coal ash spill.

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Toxic spill questions overwhelm NC officials
Rachel Maddow shares footage of an awkward and somewhat hostile end to a press conference about a toxic coal ash spill in North Carolina.

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Spoiled river puts NC officials in hot water
Jeffrey Tiberii, reporter for WUNC radio, talks with Rachel Maddow about the intensifying federal scrutiny of lax environmental regulation in North Carolina.

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Anti-science NC leaders no laughing matter
Rachel Maddow reports on the outrageous anti-science positions held by North Carolina governor Pat McCrory and his Secretary of the Department of Environment.

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McCrory: ‘I’ve not been served a subpoena’
Steve Kornacki shares information from an interview with North Carolina Gov. McCrory on the federal criminal investigation into a toxic coal ash spill.