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Officials invite open discussion on Kerr-McGee Superfund Site during upcoming meeting

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.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)
2 weeks ago
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NC, Chemours strike deal on toxic GenX

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.
2 weeks ago
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Mayor says Houston ‘open for business’ despite huge hurdles

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.
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3 weeks ago
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CFPUA: Chemours needs to stop discharging compounds utility can’t filter from water

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority says Chemours needs to stop two newly discharging newly discovered compounds into the Cape Fear River and that state regulators need to do everything they can to make it happen.
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3 weeks ago
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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.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)
3 weeks ago
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DEQ: Urges Chemours to stop discharging two other compounds

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.
Gov. Roy Cooper addresses the media about GenX during a news conference in Wilmington on July 24, 2017 (Photo: Kevin Wuzzardo/WWAY)
2 months ago
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Gov. Cooper: DEQ will deny Chemours GenX release permit request, announces next steps

Gov. Roy Cooper is calling for criminal investigations and denying permit requests to Chemours as the search for answers about GenX continues.
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2 months ago
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EPA awards NC $3 million to enforce Safe Drinking Water Act

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality received $3,042,000 to implement and enforce the requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
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2 months ago
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CFPUA board chairman’s July 14 GenX morning update

CFPUA board chairman's July 14 GenX morning update
2 months ago
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Wilmington mom takes GenX worries into her own hands

It has been exactly one month since Starnews broke the story about GenX being discovered in the Cape Fear River, and the question of whether our water is safe to drink is still up in the air.