Enviroment

Lightweight coal combustion byproducts could be seen Friday, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 floating on the top of a lake near Wilmington, N.C., and entering the Cape Fear River.
Duke Energy

Nearly 50 years ago, a power company received permission from North Carolina to build a reservoir by damming a creek near the coastal city of Wilmington. It would provide a source of steam to generate electricity and a place to cool hot water from an adjacent coal-fired plant.

As North Carolina Parks Reopen, Officials Tackle New Challenges And Precautions

Jun 22, 2020

When COVID-19 shut down the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Kristine Johnson had two particular worries in mind: garlic mustard and coltsfoot.