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Fortron confirms plans to address plant’s odor emissions

A New Hanover County plant will shut down for two weeks next month as they work on a solution to try and stop odor emissions.

Neighbors, leaders share opposition to consent order as DEQ holds public meeeting

DEQ shared a host of new of information including the most recent consent order, filtration and bodily fluid contamination tests. However, it's that consent order that has many down the Cape Fear River still upset.

Doctor concerned with pending permit for fumigation plant

Retired ER Doctor Robert Parr said if Tima Capital receives a new permit allowing the release of higher levels of the chemical Methyl Bromide in Wilmington, it would be too close for comfort.

Neighbors frustrated fire off at Bladen County GenX forum

New test results are coming from what experts say. None of them talk about the affects of GenX though. That left many neighbors still concerned as they grow tired of having to live with the faucets turned off.

GenX in the air? Division of Air Quality wants answers

The full extent of the potential environmental impacts of GenX and other emerging contaminants produced by Chemours is something state regulators are trying to grasp.

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South Columbus volleyball stays perfect against Whiteville

The Stallions are 17 and 0, and conference champions after defeating Whiteville on Senior Night.

Hornets create scholarships for journalism students in honor of late team beat writer

The Hornets open their season tomorrow, but the team did something today that seems better than an opening night win.

Wilmington City Council approves purchase of 3-D crime scene scanner, ‘aquatic mower’

Wilmington City Council approving the purchase of new tools to assist with various things in the city at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday night.

8 potential jurors advance in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry.