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The nation’s largest electricity company has admitted to illegally polluting North Carolina waterways with toxic coal ash. Duke Energy Corp. this week pleaded guilty to nine criminal violations of the federal Clean Water Act and agreed to pay $102 million in fines and fees for environmental conservation projects.

U.S. District Court Judge Malcolm Howard said Thursday the penalty is the largest federal criminal fine in North Carolina’s history.

http://www.ibtimes.com/duke-energy-corp-duk-pleads-guilty-coal-ash-pollution-agrees-pay-102m-fines-1924214

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