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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of North Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Duke Energy Subsidiaries Plea To Criminal Charges And Sentencing Now Set For May 14, 2015

RALEIGH – The Plea and Sentencing Hearing has been rescheduled for Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, Duke Energy Progress, Inc., and Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC to May 14, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the federal courthouse in Greenville, North Carolina.  The companies were charged with multiple criminal violations of the Clean Water Act. 

Persons directly and proximately harmed as a result of the conduct charged in this matter may have rights under the Crime Victims’ Rights Act.  See 18 U.S.C. § 3771.  If you believe that you are a crime victim in this matter, please contact the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina at USANCE.CrimeVictimsRightsAct@usdoj.gov no later than April 30, 2015.

The U.S. Attorney’s Offices will have no further comment on this matter until after court proceedings.

Updated July 14, 2015