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Mining.com reported that Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK), the U.S. largest electrical utility, has agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution as it has pleaded guilty to nine criminal violations of the Clean Water Act.

Mining.com reported that Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK), the U.S. largest electrical utility, has agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution as it has pleaded guilty to nine criminal violations of the Clean Water Act.

As quoted in the market news,

According to a statement from the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), the company, who also agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution, is currently appealing a $25.1 million penalty levied by the state Department of Environment and Natural Resources in March over alleged groundwater contamination from coal ash at the company’s Sutton Plant.

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