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DEQ officials visit Wilmington to hear public input on new coal ash dumping rules

New rules would require companies to release hazard material results from dumpsites on a public website instead of just to the DEQ.
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Workshop to discuss Navassa Superfund site this weekend

The process of cleaning up the Kerr-McGee Superfund Site in Navassa has been in the works for years.
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Legislature adjourns as no compromise made to fund research on GenX

Two bills passed to deal with researching GenX. They both differ on who will do the research. One lawmaker says the Senate has made an effort to negotiate.

Chemours ordered to reduce air emissions to curb GenX contamination

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality has issued a notice of violation to Chemours Fayetteville Works ordering the company to immediately take new measures to control additional sources of GenX.

NC farm owner cited in nearly one-million-gallon hog waste spill

The owner of a Jones County pig farm was fined more than $60,000 after he discharged nearly one million gallons of hog waste into a nearby wooded area, according to the NCDEQ.
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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.

Test samples show another spike in GenX levels at Chemours

CFPUA: We cannot rely on Chemours to control discharges from its site.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)

Chemours reports 2 more spills at Fayetteville Works

On two occasions during the past month, Chemours has spilled wastewater it believed contained GenX at its Fayetteville Works plant, according to letters from the company to environmental regulators.

Elevated levels of GenX found in 30 more private wells

The state has ordered Chemours to provide bottled water to 30 more well owners near the company’s Fayetteville Works facility after the latest results from the company’s expanded private well sampling showed concentrations of GenX above the state’s provisional health goal.

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