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Chemours: Thermal Oxidizer destroys PFAS by 99.99 percent

The Chemours Company reports that testing of its Fayetteville Works thermal oxidizer has reduced PFAS emissions by 99.99 percent, according to a news release.
Cape Fear River

NC State receives $7.4 million to study PFAS

Researchers from North Carolina State University have received a five-year grant to study PFAS toxicity, bioaccumulation, and remediation. 

Actor Ruffalo visits North Carolina on anti-pollution effort

Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo is visiting North Carolina to push for policies to eliminate the pollution of chemicals from industrial products.
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Report: Brunswick County tops national list for PFAS contamination

Drinking water in part of Brunswick County is considered the most toxic in the United States, according to new testing. Wilmington is ranked number 5.

Clean Cape Fear petitions EPA over PFAS like GenX

On Wednesday, Clean Cape Fear and several other groups joined the Green Science Policy Institute in petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate PFAS chemicals as hazardous wastes.

State wants feedback on Chemours’ proposed corrective action plan

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) wants your feedback from now through early February on a proposed groundwater corrective action plan to address chemicals found in our waters.

Chemours’ new air emission facility now up and running

A new facility to reduce the air emissions of GenX and other PFAS is now up and running at the Chemours Fayetteville Works site in Bladen County. 
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Concerned protesters take action against PFAS

People from all over the Cape Fear region and the world voiced their concerns as they protested against water pollution at the Chemours plant.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)

Report: PFAS levels in river nearly 1,000 times than ‘health goal’ before 2017

A recent report shows the total concentration of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in the Cape Fear River was nearly 1,000 times more than the state’s recommended “health goal” level for GenX before 2017.

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