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CFPUA: Still no response from EPA, DEQ regarding GenX

Although we still do not have test results, or any solid answers regarding GenX in the Cape Fear River, the CFPUA says it's doing what it can to get answers from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Environmental Quality.

Groups sue Department of Veterans Affairs on water claims

Three groups have sued the Department of Veterans Affairs over the agency's handling of claims about contaminated water at Camp Lejeune.

Tests find well water contaminated before coal ash deposited

Well water near an abandoned clay mine where Duke Energy wants to store coal ash is already contaminated with heavy metals.

VA clinic water still unsafe, health department says

A spokeswoman with the New Hanover County Health Department said test results of the VA clinic's water in Wilmington is still unsafe.

VA to give disability status to veterans poisoned by Camp Lejeune water

Monday, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced those victims will receive disability benefits.

VA now stepping in with clinic’s water issue

After failed attempts to get the water back up and going at the Wilmington VA clinic, the VA has decided to get its own company to sample the water.

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President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

This comes shortly after Trump declared his support for a bill that would federally recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.