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Media Advisory
December 18, 2014

DHEC Statement: Duke Power Coal Ash Removal

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Director Catherine Templeton issued the following statement regarding Duke Power's announcement to remove coal ash from the state:

"With this announcement, South Carolina continues to be a leader in the nation at moving coal ash away from the waters of the state. This is another example of cooperation between industry and the environment."


Mark Plowden
Communications Director