* Code Red Ozone Air Day and Duke Fires Up Ancient Riverbend Coal Station

Great local news coverage that show why we need to Move Beyond Coal!

Thanks to Stuart Watson of WCNC, Channel 36, for coverage of this issue:

“Duke Energy responded to the heat wave by firing up all four boilers at the Riverbend Steam Station off Highway 16 in Gaston County near Mountain Island Lake on Friday.

And where there’s fire, there’s smoke.

“Really nasty looking smoke,” said Sara Behnke (pronounced Binky), who lives in the Mount Isle Harbor neighborhood within eyesight of Riverbend.

Last year Sara and her neighbors paid little attention to the Riverbend plant.

“But now I’m watching it like a hawk,” she said.”

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