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County: Water samples tested below PFAS state heath level after Chemours spill

On Friday, Brunswick County shared information about the test results for two additional water samples staff collected in July following notification about a suspected sediment spill due to construction at the Chemours Fayetteville Works Plant.

DEQ, Chemours reach agreement to further reduce PFAS pollution

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality and Chemours have reached another agreement that will reduce PFAS pollution from entering the Cape Fear River through groundwater.

CFPUA: NCDEQ is ‘looking into’ recent Chemours sediment spill

State regulators told CFPUA that they are looking into Chemours’s report of a release of sediment earlier this week during work related to PFAS remediation at the company’s Fayetteville Works Plant.

Study: Novel PFAS comprise 24% of blood tested in Wilmington residents

North Carolina State University's GenX Exposure Study has detected PFAS's in human blood in Wilmington.

NCDEQ wants public comment on Chemours water treatment permit

The Department of Environmental Quality is drafting a discharge permit on a water treatment system at Chemours Fayetteville Works site, and they want to hear from you.

Report: Chemical firm Chemours won’t face federal charges

Federal prosecutors have declined to pursue criminal charges against a chemical company that for years discharged compounds with health risks that aren't fully understood into a North Carolina river.

NCDEQ: Chemours’ proposed corrective action plan is deficient

The Department of Environmental Quality will require extensive revisions to the proposed Corrective Action Plan submitted by Chemours on December 31 due to inadequacies in the plan.  

CFPUA: Chemours’ corrective action plan falls short

Chemours’ proposed corrective action plan to address decades of PFAS releases from its chemical plant on the Cape Fear River consists largely of vague promises of PFAS reductions to be realized years into the future and is inadequate to protect downstream water users, CFPUA wrote in comments submitted today to state regulators.

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.

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OIB Sea Turtle Protection on the lookout after nests repeatedly damaged

Ocean Isle Beach Sea Turtle Protection Organization volunteers are on the lookout after several sea turtle nests have been repeatedly damaged.

Last privately-owned, undeveloped barrier island on NC coast is now protected forever

The North Carolina Coastal Land Trust has purchased Hutaff Island, the last privately-owned undeveloped barrier island in North Carolina.