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Hundreds of Wilmington, Brunswick County residents wanted to take part in GenX exposure study

North Carolina State University is looking for participants from Wilmington and Brunswick County for a GenX Exposure Study.

Riegelwood man charged with accessory after the fact in NC man’s murder

Another man is charged in the death of a Durham man whose body was dumped in the Cape Fear River, deputies say.

NC attorney general files suit against DuPont over PFAS pollution

Attorney General Josh Stein has filed a lawsuit against DuPont, Chemours, and related companies to "hold them accountable for the damage their manufacture, use, and disposal of PFAS chemicals have caused to North Carolina’s natural resources."

Court approves addendum to consent order involving Chemours

On Monday, a Bladen County Superior Court judge approved the Addendum to the Consent Order requiring Chemours to take significant additional actions to reduce PFAS entering the Cape Fear River.

H2Go commissioners break ground on new site

In Brunswick County, H2GO has officially broken ground at the new reverse osmosis plant site.

NHCS installs reverse osmosis water coolers

New Hanover County Schools has installed bottle-less water coolers at schools currently serviced by the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) Sweeney Water Treatment Plant. 

Permit for water treatment system issued for Chemours site

North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality has issued a permit for a water treatment system at the Chemours Fayetteville Works site to remove so-called forever chemicals from a contaminated stream.

CFPUA files motion to intervene in NC’s complaint against Chemours

On Wednesday, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority filed a motion in Bladen County Superior Court to be granted "equal standing with the State and Cape Fear River Watch (CFRW) in negotiations about measures Chemours must take to address the company’s PFAS releases, including contamination in the drinking water of CFPUA’s customers."

Riverwalk repairs could top $74K after deadly car crash

A section of the Riverwalk in downtown Wilmington remains blocked off after a car drove through the fencing, into the Cape Fear River.

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