5 days ago
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Officials invite open discussion on Kerr-McGee Superfund Site during upcoming meeting

Federal and state officials along with Multistate Trust representatives will hold a public availability session and public meeting about the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation Superfund Site in Navassa next week.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)
2 weeks ago
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State issues notice of violation against Chemours after Genx found in groundwater wells

The state has issued a notice of violation against Chemours after 13 of their 14 groundwater monitoring wells showed levels of GenX that exceed acceptable limits.
2 weeks ago
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State orders Chemours to stop releasing chemicals, begins legal action

State officials ordered Chemours on Tuesday to stop releasing all fluorinated compounds into the Cape Fear River and began legal action against the company and the process to suspend its permit for discharging wastewater into the river.
4 weeks ago
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NCDEQ: GenX levels remain below state health goal

Concentrations of GenX in finished drinking water along the Cape Fear River remain well below the state’s health goal, according to the latest test results released today.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)
1 month ago
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Newest GenX samples show levels still below health goal

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality released new test results Wednesday that show concentrations of the chemical GenX continue to be below the state’s health goal at all finished water sampling sites on the Cape Fear River downstream of the Chemours industrial facility.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)
1 month ago
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DEQ: Chemours halts process that leads to GenX

Water testing results taken after Chemours stopped the process resulting in the discharge of GenX show decreased amounts of the unregulated chemical in the Cape Fear River.
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1 month ago
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State agencies ask outline funding request in wake of GenX investigation

The leaders of a pair of state agencies have sent a letter to legislators outlining their requests for more funding in the wake of the GenX investigation in southeastern North Carolina.
1 month ago
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Dozens weigh in on offshore drilling

State environmental officials are looking for public input about the potential impact of oil and gas exploration and development off our coast.
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2 months ago
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Federal investigators ask NCDEQ for documents about Chemours, GenX

Federal investigators have subpoenaed the NC Department of Environmental Quality as part of a grand jury looking into the Chemours Company and GenX it has released into the Cape Fear River from the chemical maker's facility near Fayetteville.
2 months ago
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DEQ: Latest test results for finished drinking water show GenX below health goal

Concentrations of GenX in finished drinking water from the Cape Fear River continue to be below the state’s public health goal, according to the latest test results released by the NC Department of Environmental Quality.