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4 days ago
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Chemours: Permit suspension, revocation ‘unwarranted’

A day after the state announced plans to revoke Chemours' permit to discharge process wastewater from its Fayetteville Works plant, the company says it disagrees with the move.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)
7 days ago
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Chemours cited for failing to report chemical spill

The state has cited Chemours for failing to report an October 6 spill at its Fayetteville Works facility.
2 weeks ago
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State taking action after unreported spill at Chemours, GenX levels hit 3,700 parts per trillion

An unreported spill at Chemours led to levels of GenX peaking at 3,700 parts per trillion, a far cry from the 140 parts per trillion established health standard.
3 weeks ago
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Chemours ordered to provide bottled water to 15 more homeowners

State officials have ordered Chemours to provide bottled water to 15 more well owners near the company’s Fayetteville facility.
1 month ago
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State orders Chemours to provide more bottled water to nearby families

State orders Chemours to provide bottled water to nine more families after preliminary tests showed GenX levels above provisional guidelines.
1 month ago
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Leader named for newly expanded state panel to address emerging chemicals

The state has selected who will chair the newly expanded state science panel that will examine a broad scope of potential impacts to  health and the environment from new or emerging chemicals.
1 month ago
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Changes to vehicle inspections in Brunswick County still need EPA approval

It will take some more time before drivers in Brunswick County might save time and money on their vehicle inspections.
2 months ago
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Input wanted on changes to rules that protect water quality

A public hearing is planned for New Hanover County to discuss proposed changes to two sets of rules that protect water quality.
NCDEQ crews take water samples from residential wells near the Chemours plant on Sept. 15, 2017. (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)
2 months ago
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State orders Chemours to provide bottled water to more well owners near plant

The state has directed Chemours to provide bottled water to eight more well owners near the company’s Fayetteville Works facility after new preliminary test results show GenX above the state health goal in residential drinking wells.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)
2 months ago
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Preliminary results show high levels of GenX found in private wells near Chemours

State officials have directed Chemours to provide bottled water to 11 homeowners near the company’s Fayetteville Works facility after the company’s preliminary test results showed GenX above state health goals in residential drinking wells.