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Clean up on the Cape Fear River for Earth Day

People throughout the community in the Cape Fear got together for Earth Day to give back to the Earth. The group, North Carolina stop GenX in our water, held their own cleanup day.

MEAT the TRUTH: Factory Farming Symposium

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), otherwise known as factory farms, are a MAJOR threat to people, the environment, and animals! There is a higher concentration...
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North Carolina agency says Chemours lied about discharging GenX

North Carolina should tackle an emerging problem of water and air pollution from little-studied industrial chemicals by beefing up the state's health and environmental agencies, Gov. Roy Cooper said Tuesday.
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State put Chemours on notice of pending air permit restrictions

NCDAQ moved to require Chemours to demonstrate within three weeks that air emissions at the Fayetteville Works facility can be controlled at a level that will halt contributions to groundwater violations.
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UNCW researchers discuss findings on GenX after submitting report

Discussing the latest findings about the many unknowns of GenX, that's what several UNCW researchers did Wednesday afternoon just days after they delivered their final report to state lawmakers.
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Crane delivery anchors boats along Cape Fear River

For several hours Thursday, the Cape Fear River will be off limits to boaters. Two huge cranes are being delivered to the Port of Wilmington.
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Public given chance to weigh in on Cape Fear River water transfer into Pender...

Public comments can still for the the state Environmental Management Commission until April 23rd.
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EPA could have GenX health goal by summer’s end

Federal regulators could set a GenX health goal by the end of the summer, a N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) official told a group of scientists Monday.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)

NC may test food near Chemours plant for industrial chemical

North Carolina regulators are discussing tests to measure how much of a little-studied industrial compound may have gotten into backyard garden vegetables near a plant that's been producing that and similar chemicals for decades, a state environmental official said Monday.

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