Small dam breach washes out part of Elko County road
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A dam at a small rural reservoir in northeast Nevada has breached, flooding part of a county road in Elko County.
Elko County Sheriff Aitor Narvaiza told the Elko Daily...
Brazil pays homage to victims of dam collapse; toll hits 115
BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — A week after the collapse of a mining dam in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, dozens paid homage Friday to the 115 people killed and 248 still missing, while newly released video footage showed the moment that a powerful wave of waste began sweeping over everything in its path.
A ceremony was held at the site of the disaster around 1 p.m. local time, the hour at which the dam breached on Jan. 25, unleashing a destructive torrent of reddish-brown mining waste.
Tests: Few heavy metals in river after coal plant dam burst
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Despite the gray muck that fouled the Cape Fear River near a Wilmington power plant after Hurricane Florence, water tests so far show heavy metals contained in coal ash are within state standards, North Carolina environmental officials said Thursday.
The Latest: Utility: No negative impacts at flooded ash dump
BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Hurricane Florence (all times local):
Duke Energy says results from samples collected downstream of a flooded North Carolina coal ash dump show no negative impacts to the Cape Fear River.
Duke says its data show no harm from flooded coal ash dump
Duke Energy said Monday that results from water samples collected downstream of a flooded North Carolina coal ash dump show no negative impacts to the Cape Fear River.
Maps released by Duke Energy late last week reveal for the first time that nearly 300 individual structures – homes, businesses and town infrastructure – could be in danger of flooding as a result of dam failures at the energy firm's coal ash pits scattered across the state.