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.
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.
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.
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.
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.