June 26, 2014 -
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory gave a radio interview last week in which he made a number of misleading claims about coal ash and his administration's response to Duke Energy's toxic pollution. With the issue still at the top of the legislature's agenda, we examine those claims and set the record straight.
June 20, 2014 -
The North Carolina Senate is considering a bill to address Duke Energy's coal ash pollution, but it fails to go far enough to protect communities from the health hazards of the toxic waste.
June 9, 2014 -
Last year a photo of an abortion-rights protester being handed a plate of cookies by North Carolina's governor went viral. Last week she responded by taking McCrory some pastries herself -- cupcakes designed to draw attention to the state's coal ash pollution problem.
May 1, 2014 -
That's the question an environmental advocacy group raises in a new video about Duke Energy's Belews Creek power plant in Stokes County, NC. The video intensifies the spotlight shining on the company's environmental impact in the wake of a massive coal ash spill into the Dan River from another Duke plant.
April 24, 2014 -
Institute for Southern Studies Executive Director Chris Kromm appeared on MSNBC's "All in With Chris Hayes" to discuss the money and politics behind the anti-science stances of the Republicans hoping to face off against Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan this November.
April 22, 2014 -
A national campaign finance watchdog group analyzed Duke Energy's political contributions to the nation's governors -- and found that North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) received three times more than five other sitting governors combined.
April 15, 2014 -
A by-the-numbers look at who pays, who doesn't, and where the money goes.