Cliffside sites listed on Duke Energy coal ash well contamination

Duke Energy Cliffside Steam Station
Duke Energy Cliffside Steam Station

CLIFFSIDE- Drinking water contamination  discovered near Duke Energy’s Cliffside Steam Station has now been posted online. More than 85% of drinking water wells tested near the 14 Duke Energy coal ash sites in North Carolina are contaminated and unsafe for cooking or drinking.

As of May 19th, 2015, 22 drinking water wells had been identified to be tested near Cliffside Steam Station; this map shows the results that have been released so far. For a look at the interactive map showing these sites click here.

Cliffside Coal ash site









Source: Southern Environmental Law Center, Duke Energy