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  • Duke Energy protesters stage ‘die-in’ in uptown Charlotte

    Activists staged a “die-in” outside Duke Energy’s headquarters Monday to protest what they called conflicts of interest between Gov. Pat McCrory and his former employer on coal ash issues. McCrory’s administration last week disbanded the state’s Coal Ash Management Commission, which was to play an oversight role as risk classifications are applied to Duke’s ash ponds.

Duke Energy protesters stage ‘die-in’ in uptown Charlotte

Activists staged a “die-in” outside Duke Energy’s headquarters Monday to protest what they called conflicts of interest between Gov. Pat McCrory and his former employer on coal ash issues. McCrory’s administration last week disbanded the state’s Coal Ash Management Commission, which was to play an oversight role as risk classifications are applied to Duke’s ash ponds.
Video by T.Ortega Gaines ogaines@charlotteobserver.com