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Lawmakers speak out on new study about Sutton Lake contamination

New research from Duke University's Avner Vengosh shows large amounts of lead, cobalt and other heavy metals in Sutton Lake.

UPDATE: State tests show water OK after Sutton Lake breach

A coal ash spill from two weeks ago has left many people in the Cape Fear on edge as we waited for test results to come back. Well the results are in.

Cape Fear River Watch presenting film, discussion about water and GenX

On Thursday, Cape Fear River Watch will show a film about the drinking water crisis in West Virginia and the introduction of GenX in the Cape Fear River.

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.

GenX Forum focuses on Brunswick County concerns

As worries about GenX in the region's water supply continue, WWAY and its media partners are holding another forum; this time to address concerns in Brunswick County.

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.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Riverkeeper

The Cape Fear River is vital to our area from the massive environmental aspect all the way to it being a factor in the tourism industry. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is making sure all of those benefits are protected.

StriperFest hopes to hook big help for the environment

StriperFest celebrates the resurgence of the striped bass, commonly known as a striper, a famous migratory fish of the Cape Fear.

Riverkeeper paddles through downtown on 200-mile trek

Eight days and 200 miles, that's what it takes to paddle the majority of the Cape Fear River, and Cape Fear Riverkeeper Kemp Burdette is checking the task off his list.

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Three mariners rescued in ocean off Oak Island

A good Samaritan boat crew that overheard the coast guard alert made their way out to the mariners and safely transferred all three onboard onto their own boat.

Georgia Aquarium’s largest female whale shark dies

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