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Lawyers for residents suing a company that makes a chemical that's been found in private wells near its North Carolina plant have asked a federal judge to supervise communications between the defendant and their clients.
One day after the Environmental Protection Agency held a summit to discuss Chemours and the toxicity of GenX and other contaminants in our drinking water, the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority held a meeting of their own.
The company that makes a chemical that's been found in private wells near its North Carolina plant will stop providing bottled water to residents whose wells meet the state's health goal.
14 months of uncertainty, more than 600 wells tested, most of which were contaminated, a river polluted and thousands of people impacted. The US Environmental Protection Agency researching claims that Chemours is the reason behind it all.
As the quality of water in the Lower Cape Fear River continues to be a topic of conversation, New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington is once again requesting a meeting with Chemours, the company responsible for GenX.
A decision by Chemours to offer granular activated carbon filtration systems to nearby residents with tainted well water was not approved by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality.
Chemours plans to install and maintain whole house granular activated carbon filtration systems for residents whose drinking water wells show high levels of GenX.
Up to 30 people living near Chemours’ Fayetteville Works facility will have their blood and urine tested for the presence of GenX and other substances, state officials said.
State documents show that a potentially harmful chemical and a number of other compounds have been found in fish near a North Carolina chemical plant