The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)
2 weeks ago
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NC, Chemours strike deal on toxic GenX

A Bladen County judge late Friday approved a partial consent order between Chemours and the state governing the release of GenX and other fluoridated compounds from the company’s Fayetteville Works site.
3 weeks ago
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Gov. Cooper responds to House Bill 56, plan to address GenX

The House joined the Senate in passing legislation to address the GenX contamination in the Cape Fear River. Governor Roy Cooper issued a statement in response to House Bill 56:
4 weeks ago
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Rep. David Rouzer talks hot topics: GenX, confederate statues, President Trump

GenX is one of the big topics that came up this morning when WWAY's Hannah Patrick sat down with Congressman David Rouzer about several important issues in the Cape Fear and across the country.
CFPUA Water Glass
1 month ago
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CFPUA board chairman’s August 18 GenX daily update

Starting as early as today, customers will find a letter on GenX from CFPUA Chairman Mike Brown and Executive Director Jim Flechtner in their next bill.
1 month ago
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Erin Brockovich stays busy with GenX while visiting Wilmington

Conversations about GenX continued this morning with water activist Erin Brockovich and other local officials.
Tap water
1 month ago
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Brunswick Co. releases latest GenX results

Brunswick County has received additional results of testing for GenX in the water supply.
Cape Fear River
1 month ago
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Woman’s body pulled from Cape Fear river

North Carolina law enforcement agencies are working to identify a body found in a river.
2 months ago
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CFPUA board chairman’s July 27 GenX morning update

Late Wednesday afternoon, CFPUA received updated water sampling data from Eurofins for our Sweeney Water Plant. The most recent data shows levels of GenX below the NC DHHS health advisory goal of 140 ppt.
Gov. Roy Cooper addresses the media about GenX during a news conference in Wilmington on July 24, 2017 (Photo: Kevin Wuzzardo/WWAY)
2 months ago
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Gov. Cooper: DEQ will deny Chemours GenX release permit request, announces next steps

Gov. Roy Cooper is calling for criminal investigations and denying permit requests to Chemours as the search for answers about GenX continues.
2 months ago
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Researchers found GenX levels dozens of times higher than health standard

We are now learning more about the levels of GenX in our water. During the forum WWAY hosted along with StarNews and WHQR Wednesday night, panelists said they were encouraged the levels have gone down.