The families of three workers who were killed when scaffolding collapsed at a Raleigh, N.C., high-rise building have sued four companies connected with the project. Read more
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline closed its North Carolina factory on August 11 after testing at a cooling tower found bacteria that causes deadly Legionnaire’s disease, a company spokeswoman said.... Read more
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined the owners of a northeast Ohio chicken processing plant $861,000 for what the agency says are safety violations that expose... Read more
A deck collapse on July 4 at a rental house in North Carolina caused a number of persons to be injured. The collapse is believed to have been caused by nails, deteriorated by years of exposu... Read more
Three Duke Energy Corp. subsidiaries have pleaded guilty to environmental crimes in a North Carolina federal court and will pay $102 million after coal ash pollution illegally leaked from fi... Read more
A case before North Carolina’s highest court will decide whether state environmental rules require Duke Energy to clean up its leaky coal ash dumps immediately, or years down the road. The N... Read more
It has been reported that the 127-ton tractor-trailer that derailed an Amtrak train at a railroad crossing in North Carolina last month was about three times the size and weight of a standar... Read more
Two separate whistleblower lawsuits have been filed against LB&B Associates, Inc., a North Carolina firm. It’s contended in these suits that the company lied to get into two Small Busine... Read more
Duke Energy Carolinas LLC and environmental officials in North Carolina and Virginia have reached an agreement calling for the cleanup of a February disaster in which 82,000 tons of coal ash... Read more
Early February brought the latest in coal ash disasters when a broken stormwater pipe at Duke Energy’s Dan River Steam Plant released approximately 82,000 tons of coal ash and nearly 27 mill... Read more
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