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.

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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.

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SOURCE Duke Energy

Website: http://www.duke-energy.com
 
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