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Gasoline spill: Estimated size keeps growing

April 19. The size of the Colonial Pipeline gasoline spill in the Oehler Nature Preserve in Huntersville may be larger than anyone thought. “The reported volume is going to increase again,” according to an internal memo from Huntersville. Colonial says they have recovered about 1.03 million of the 1.2 million gallons of gasoline estimated to […]

NC Sen. Marcus introduces bill to improve pipeline safety

April 6. NC Sen. Natasha Marcus has filed filed Senate Bill 549, Improve Pipeline Safety, in the wake of the worst pipeline leak in North Carolina history. Since the leak was discovered in August of last year more than 1.2 million gallons of gasoline have leaked from the 40-year-old pipeline which spans several counties in […]


Regan, head of NCDEQ, has bipartisan support for EPA administrator

Feb. 5. By Lisa Sorg/NC Policy Watch. Several years ago, Michael Regan was giving his young son a bath when he remembered a conversation with Amy Brown. Brown, the mother of two young boys, lived near the Allen coal-fired power plant and had been depending on bottled water for hundreds of days because her drinking […]