"...So then I told him, 'Thanks for nothing!' "
-- Joe Bentley of Charlotte
"Duke is getting desperate about finding new ponds for its coal ash."
-- Sam Perkins, Catawba Riverkeeper, Charlotte
"There's something fishy between Duke Energy and the DENR."
-- Joe Clark, Durham
"I wanted the DENR to investigate, but they had bigger fish to fry."
-- Phil Clutts, Harrisburg
"DENR: Duke Energy Not Regulated."
-- Marcus Henry, Durham
"I'm heading over to the nuclear plant."
-- Frank W. Estro, Charlotte
"I told you we should have bought on Lake Norman."
-- Al Vaughn, Fort Mill
Thanks for all your great entries. Here's just a selection of some of the other better lines we received:
"One fish, two fish, dead fish, blue fish."
"One fish, two fish, dead fish, Duke fish."
"One fish, two fish, coal fish, no fish."
"One fish, two fish, goldfish, screwed fish."
"You're buying Duke's statement hook, line and sinker?"
"So much for DENR oversight."
"On the bright side, they've been warned not to eat us."
"Gives a whole new meaning to Ash Wednesday ... Ash Thursday ... Ash Friday ..."
"It's Duke Energy's science fair project."
"I guess our Duke Energy bill will be going up."
"Only after all the fish have died will men learn that money cannot be eaten."
"So this is what Mr. Rogers' neighborhood is like."
"Dude! I mean, Duke!"
"It's just one Dan thing after another."
Feel free to join a discussion about the winners, add more captions of your own, or let us know your favorites by clicking the 'Comments' link below. Please join us again Monday, March 3, for a new cartoon caption challenge. -- Kevin Siers