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GenX study leads to more questions than answers

Nearly a year and a half after we first learned about the chemical GenX in the Cape Fear River, we still know very little about how it affects our bodies.  

NC State researchers to hold meeting to discuss GenX blood test results

Researchers from North Carolina State University will present initial blood test results from the GenX exposure study at a public meeting Tuesday night.

Study: Certain birth defects higher in Southeastern NC

Some birth defects are higher in the Cape Fear region than other parts of the state, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
CFPUA Water Glass

CFPUA hosting forums to seek input on GenX, PFAS treatment

CFPUA is hosting a series of community forums to discuss their strategy to remove GenX and other per-flourinated compounds from the drinking water.

Chemours breaks ground on emissions facility

Chemours is taking steps to control emissions. The company broke ground Tuesday on the new emissions control facility at its Fayetteville Works site.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)

GenX not found in blood, urine samples from residents living near Chemours

North Carolina DHHS officials announced that it has received results from blood and urine samples of 30 people who live near Chemours' Fayetteville Works facility.

CFPUA approves contracts to filter GenX and other compounds

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board approved two contracts to begin filtering PFAS at the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant. 

River Watch screens film about C8, GenX contamination

The film 'The Devil We Know' aired at Thalian Hall this evening sponsored by Cape Fear River Watch.

Brunswick Co. woman speaking to Congress will discuss PFAS chemicals

Emily Donovan is headed to Congress to speak at the first Congressional hearing on PFAS chemicals scheduled for Thursday. 

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