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Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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Senate Select Committee discusses GenX

North Carolina's Senate Select Committee held a meeting Tuesday afternoon regarding river water quality in our state, specifically GenX and what is being done to understand the compound and it's impact on the Cape Fear River.

CFPUA board chairman’s July 27 GenX morning update

Late Wednesday afternoon, CFPUA received updated water sampling data from Eurofins for our Sweeney Water Plant. The most recent data shows levels of GenX below the NC DHHS health advisory goal of 140 ppt.

Researchers found GenX levels dozens of times higher than health standard

We are now learning more about the levels of GenX in our water. During the forum WWAY hosted along with StarNews and WHQR Wednesday night, panelists said they were encouraged the levels have gone down.

Local National Black Leadership Caucus hosts GenX forum

Discussion about GenX continued Tuesday night as one organization led a series of forums they call 'Crimes Against Humanity.' The forum was the first of a seven on their list. Tonight's event targeted the lack of communication over what the area has been experiencing with GenX.

CFPUA looks to broaden water testing

After receiving some good news about recent levels of GenX in its water, The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority wants to start testing for other compounds.

ICYMI: Watch the entire GenX Forum hosted by WWAY, StarNews and WHQR

There are still plenty of questions about GenX in the area's drinking water, but there are far more answers after WWAY, the StarNews and WHQR hosted a GenX Forum Wednesday night.

WWAY, StarNews, WHQR to host public forum on GenX Wednesday

WWAY News, StarNews Media and HQR News 91.3 are sponsoring a GenX Forum Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at UNCW's Kenan Auditorium.

CFPUA paying PR firm $25,000 to help with GenX fallout

Caught without an official spokesperson on staff as it deals with the GenX situation, the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is paying a Raleigh-based PR firm to help it handle the fallout.

CFPUA review finds staff handled GenX info appropriately

The CFPUA Board of Directors will hold another special meeting this afternoon to discuss GenX and how the utility handled the information about the toxin.

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