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New Hampshire sets tough drinking water standards for PFAS

New Hampshire has voted to put into place some of the country's toughest drinking water standards for a class of toxic chemicals that were once used in everything from firefighting foam to nonstick cookware but are now raising health concerns.

CFPUA to offer free treated groundwater to customers

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority announced Saturday that they will be be offering customers free water from a groundwater source until the GenX problem is resolved.

GenX could be a factor for new home buyers

The annual economic and housing report shows that the housing market is looking up for the area, but with threats of GenX in the water we asked if that is playing a role in keeping away prospective home buyers.

NCDEQ collects water samples to test for Genx

The Cape Fear River is getting a lot of attention.

Restaurants concerned with GenX impacts

GenX is not just a concern for homeowners.

E. coli bacteria found in drinking water at US Open

The Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department identified the bacteria in a water sample taken from a hydration station connected to a well near the 12th hole.

Cape Fear Riverkeeper responds to report of toxin in area water supply

The Cape Fear Riverkeeper is responding to a recent report about a toxin found in the area's drinking water.

Toxin GenX adds more problems to already endangered river

The Cape Fear River Watch express concerns for humans and animals to a recent report about a toxin found in the area’s drinking water.

EPA issues tighter limits for industrial chemical in water

Federal regulators are tightening limits for human exposure to an industrial chemical used for decades in such consumer products as non-stick pans, stain-resistant carpets and microwave popcorn bags.

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Town of Belville talks food trucks, Riverwalk upgrades, Mayfaire-esque town center

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Free COVID-19 testing site opening in New Hanover County

Starting Tuesday there will be a new way to get tested for COVID-19 in New Hanover County for free.

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court.

North Carolina to get nearly 3.2M BinaxNOW virus tests

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s sending nearly 3.2 million rapid coronavirus tests to North Carolina.