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1 year later, questions about coal ash spill remain

Source: 
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald

One year after Duke Energy reported tons of coal ash sludge escaped a holding area near a defunct power plant near Eden and spilled into the Dan River, lawsuits have been filed and clean up of the river is paused.

Corps of Engineers declares drought conditions at Kerr Lake

Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

A deepening drought in central and western North Carolina and Virginia has led U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District to take action to declare drought conditions at John H. Kerr Dam and Reservoir this week.

Virginia Working Group reviews report on uranium mining

Source: 
Warren Record

The Uranium Working Group presented its recommendations to the Virginia Commission on Coal and Energy and the Uranium Mining Subcommittee on Dec. 11 at the Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex in Chatham, Va.

Va. uranium mining focus of Thursday briefing

Source: 
WTOP Radio

Proponents of uranium mining in Virginia are scheduled to outline the details of proposed legislation that could lead to the tapping of a deposit of the radioactive ore in southern Virginia. The news briefing Thursday includes Sen. John Watkins, the primary sponsor of the bill.

Winter Weather Forecast; Higher Water Reported

Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

The National Weather Service is again calling for winter weather over much of Lake Country. A "Winter Weather Advisory" has been issued covering most of the counties around both Lake Gaston and Kerr Lake. The NWS says patches of light snow and or sleet could occur before 1 PM today (Friday), but that the precipitation will likely blossom across the region between 2 and 4 PM.

Sequester likely freezes effort to control hydrilla

Source: 
SoVANow.com

While the country awaits the impact of the sequester — shorthand for $85 billion in federal budget cuts that are slated to unfold over the next seven months — one agency with a large footprint in southern Virginia is preparing to scale back its operations, on water and on land.

Tour de Vance coming April 27

Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch

The inaugural Tour de Vance, an event featuring three rides of varying distances along with biking activities for children, will place on Saturday, April 27. Wendy Meyer-Goodwin, an avid cyclist and Vance County resident, spearheaded the event, set up to benefit the United Way of Vance County.

'Let's go for a ride'

Source: 
Henderson Daily Dispatch

Fifteen years ago Wendy Meyer-Goodwin and her husband took a bike ride through Vance County. A year later the couple moved to Henderson, and on Saturday Meyer-Goodwin, an avid cyclist, saw her dreams of hosting a Tour de Vance come to fruition.

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