Chemours adds new technology to reduce GenX air emissions

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — Chemours said carbon adsorption bed technology has been successfully installed at two key locations at its plant near Fayetteville.

The devices are designed to remove GenX air emissions.

In addition to the beds, Chemours said it is is also investing in emission control technology which the chemical maker said will reduce the majority of GenX emissions by the end of the year.

“I am personally committed to ensuring our Fayetteville Works plant responds to the concerns of our neighbors,” said Brian Long, Fayetteville Works Plant Manager. “I am confident our scientists and engineers have developed short and long-term solutions which will reduce our environmental footprint and make this plant a leader in the chemical industry.”

The company said in their press release this work is part of a commitment to spend over $100 million at the Fayetteville Works facility to make it a best-in-class facility with respect to air and wastewater emission control and a model for other chemical manufacturing facilities around the globe.

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