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Gov. Cooper plan seeks to cut greenhouse gases

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper's administration is proposing a plan to reduce greenhouse gases.
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Gov. Cooper: 2018 was a tough year for North Carolina

From holding Chemours accountable for dumping GenX in the Cape Fear River to recovering from Hurricane Florence, it's been quite a year for North Carolina.
Overhead view of the Cape Fear River

Public comment period winding down for proposed consent order with Chemours

The period for public comment regarding the proposed consent order with Chemours is winding down.

NC aims to stop development deal by buying Sunset Beach land

North Carolina taxpayers may buy out a developer who wants to build expansive beach homes on part of a barrier island considered so fragile that public money can't be spent on flood insurance, disaster recovery or utilities.
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Senate stays quiet on GenX bill; Clean Cape Fear begs for cooperation

While the House came to a unanimous decision, the Senate remained tight-lipped.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)

New testing finds chemical across river from Chemours plant

Previous testing had shown GenX only on the side of the river where the plant operates.

Wilmington residents complain of cat pee smell

North Carolina environmental officials are trying to discover the cause of a cat urine smell in a coastal city where residents say the odor is overwhelming on some days.
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Senate passes plan to find, treat, remove GenX in Cape Fear River

The Senate passed legislation Wednesday that allows local officials to being improving water quality in the Cape fear River while helping ensure the state DEQ enforces the law against the company that dumped GenX into the water supply.
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Brunswick County responds to EPA identifying more chemicals in river

The NC Department of Environmental Quality says the EPA identified two additional chemical compounds in the Cape Fear River.

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