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A Senate committee has approved legislation in studying unregulated chemicals found in North Carolina rivers including GenX.
North Carolina environmental regulators will start testing the state's major supplies of drinking water to learn whether people are ingesting industrial chemicals whose health effects are poorly understood, a state official said Friday.
Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that he will sign a new rule overriding the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era effort to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.
Federal and state officials along with Multistate Trust representatives will hold a public availability session and public meeting about the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation Superfund Site in Navassa next week.
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.
Houston's mayor insists that America's fourth-largest city is "open for business," but with areas under water, people not yet in their homes, and billions in damage to repair, major disasters that Harvey created are by no means resolved.
As part of its ongoing investigation, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality is now urging Chemours to stop discharging two additional chemical compounds into the Cape Fear River.
The NC Department of Environmental Quality says the EPA identified two additional chemical compounds in the Cape Fear River.