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Coal-ash spill raises questions in N.C.

RALEIGH, N.C. — During the past year, environmental groups have tried three times to use the federal Clean Water Act to force Duke Energy to clear leaky coal-ash dumps like the one that ruptured last week, spewing enough toxic sludge into a North Carolina river to fill 73 Olympic-sized pools.

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