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Exclusive interview with Gov. Cooper on veto of bill addressing GenX

A bill addressing concerns about GenX is getting a veto from the governor.
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7 hours ago
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Preliminary results show high levels of GenX found in private wells near Chemours

State officials have directed Chemours to provide bottled water to 11 homeowners near the company’s Fayetteville Works facility after the company’s preliminary test results showed GenX above state health goals in residential drinking wells.
10 hours ago
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GenX in the air? Division of Air Quality wants answers

The full extent of the potential environmental impacts of GenX and other emerging contaminants produced by Chemours is something state regulators are trying to grasp.
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12 hours ago
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Gov. Cooper vetoes bill about GenX funding, Sen. Lee responds

Today, Gov. Cooper will veto House Bill 56, An Act to Amend Various Environmental Laws.
2 days ago
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Parents ‘plea’ to Brunswick Co. school leaders to assure safe water

The school board meeting was held today was the first time several groups and parents concerned with GenX and other chemical compounds spoke to school leaders about safe drinking water for students.
6 days ago
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DEQ testing wells for GenX contamination near Chemours plant

Environmental officials are testing how far the chemical GenX has spread in groundwater in North Carolina.This after elevated levels of GenX were found in groundwater at Chemours' Fayetteville Works plant.
1 week ago
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CFPUA hires new information officer, to end contract with PR firm over GenX

She'll make $85,000 a year in the role, $15,000 less than what former PIO Mike McGill was reportedly making.
1 week ago
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Brunswick County parents want more water choices in schools

The New Hanover County Association of Educators is working on a plan to give bottled water to families as concerns continue about GenX and other contaminants.