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The Department of Environmental Quality will require extensive revisions to the proposed Corrective Action Plan submitted by Chemours on December 31 due to inadequacies in the plan.
Cape Fear Public Utility Authority staff estimate nearly 44,000 gallons of untreated wastewater was discharged into Barnards Creek, a tributary of the Cape Fear River, Monday afternoon.
A new facility to reduce the air emissions of GenX and other PFAS is now up and running at the Chemours Fayetteville Works site in Bladen County.
The NC Division of Water Resources has received test results that confirm toxic blue green algae was found in a Wilmington pond where three dogs swam hours before they died.
GenX and other PFAS's have now been found in one of the wells the Town of Wrightsville Beach uses for its drinking water.
In a move some environmental groups call an 'important first step', the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality today filed a Revised Consent Order that will hold Chemours accountable for PFAS contamination, including GenX, in the Cape Fear Region.
Gov. Roy Cooper's administration has told workers not to speak with an outside investigator from the General Assembly tasked with reviewing a side deal Cooper made with developers of a natural gas pipeline.
CFPUA has filed a motion to intervene in the NC Department of Environmental Quality's lawsuit against Chemours, claiming the proposed consent order does not do enough to protect the water in our area.
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.