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  1. Water-quality tests on the Cape Fear River near Duke Energy Progress' flooded Sutton Power Plant show elevated levels of arsenic and heavy metals downstream from the breach of Sutton Lake Dam. But the levels remain "well within the rigorous state water quality standards in place to protect the environment," the company says.

  2. California Public Employees Retirement System grew its stake in CenterPoint Energy, Inc. by 10.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission . The firm owned 1,379,376 shares of the utilities provider's stock after purchasing an additional 128,326 shares during the quarter.

  3. RNC Minerals. . Metals. Up 59 cents, or 105.4 per cent, to $1.15 on 71.5 million shares.

  4. This June 13, 2014, file photo, shows construction on a new nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga. A group of Georgia lawmakers wants a "cost cap" in the construction of a nuclear power plant near Augusta to protect blown budgets from being passed on to consumers.

  5. Voya Investment Management LLC lowered its position in Gulfport Energy Co. by 8.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  6. The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline plans to start construction next year, after a U.S. State Department review ordered by a federal judge concluded that major environmental damage from a leak is unlikely and could quickly be mitigated, a company spokesman said Monday. TransCanada spokesman Matthew John said the company remains committed to moving ahead with the project following years of reviews from federal and state regulators.

  7. TransCanada plans to start construction in 2019 on the Keystone XL pipeline after the U.S. State Department concluded major environmental damage from a leak is unlikely and could quickly be mitigated. TransCanada plans to start construction in 2019 on the Keystone XL pipeline after the U.S. State Department concluded major environmental damage from a leak is unlikely Members of the Cowboy and Indian Alliance , a group of ranchers, farmers and indigenous leaders, ride horses past the U.S. Capitol during a protest against the Keystone XL pipeline on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

  8. The owners building two new reactors at the Vogtle nuclear power plant near Waynesboro are set to vote on whether to move forward or abandon the project.

  9. Environmental activist Erin Brockovich made a return visit to Mendocino County on Friday to speak out against Pacific Gas and Electric Company for its role in the October 2017 fires in Redwood Valley. Erin Brockovich made a return to Mendocino County on Friday to speak out against Pacific Gas and Electric Company for its role in the October 2017 fires in Redwood Valley and to encourage survivors to take action.

  10. It's apt that a maze cut into an Oklahoma cornfield featuring the likeness of a former NASA astronaut can be seen from space - and has been photographed by a satellite orbiting Earth. The image of Oklahoma-born Thomas P. Stafford is cut into a 10-acre field at P Bar Farms in Hydro, about 60 miles west of Oklahoma City.


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