Triad News Update

May 20, 2014

The Dan River flows through Danville, VA 22 miles down stream from the site of a coal ash spill in Eden. Officials say treated water there remains safe to drink.
Credit Jeff Tiberii


Two Republican lawmakers introduced a bill to the North Carolina Senate last week to cut back on the threat of coal ash pollution in North Carolina. 

But how far does this legislation go and what is the future of coal ash ponds in the state?

Host Frank Stasio talks with WUNC Greensboro bureau chief Jeff Tiberii about coal ash and other major Triad news stories.