Duke Energy and EPA sign agreement on Dan River cleanup; river water quality is normal and drinking water has remained safe

 Duke Energy and EPA sign agreement on Dan River cleanup; river water quality                 is normal and drinking water has remained safe  PR Newswire  CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 22, 2014  CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Duke Energy today announced it has signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding cleanup of the coal ash release into the Dan River that occurred at the company's retired Dan River coal-fired power plant in Eden, N.C., on Feb. 2, 2014.  New Duke Energy logo  Duke Energy issued the following company statement regarding the agreement:  "This agreement represents a significant milestone in Duke Energy's ongoing efforts to restore and monitor the Dan River and surrounding environment. Duke Energy is fully committed to the river's long-term health and well-being. River water quality has returned to normal and drinking water has remained safe."  Link to EPA agreement:  https://www.duke-energy.com/pdfs/Duke_EPA_Agreement.pdf  Link to Duke Energy filing with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission about agreement:  http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/30371/000110465914041016/a14-12843_28k.htm  About Duke Energy  Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 250 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK. More information about the company is available at: www.duke-energy.com.  Contact: Dave Scanzoni 24-Hour: 800.559.3853  Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO  SOURCE Duke Energy  Website: http://www.duke-energy.com  
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