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Chemous issued Notice of Violation over GenX air emissions

The NC Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality issued a Notice of Violation to Chemours for exceeding the facility wide GenX annual air emissions limit.

Invasive species sold in NC pet stores could impact water systems

An aquarium plant sold in pet stores across the state could be contaminated with an invasive species that could disrupt the water supply.

NCDEQ: Chemours’ proposed corrective action plan is deficient

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.  

Nearly 44K gallons of untreated wastewater discharged in Barnards Creek

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.

Chemours’ new air emission facility now up and running

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. 

Toxic algae found in Wilmington pond after death of dogs

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.

Wrightsville Beach files lawsuit after GenX, compounds found in drinking water

GenX and other PFAS's have now been found in one of the wells the Town of Wrightsville Beach uses for its drinking water.

Updated consent order requires Chemours to analyze GenX in Cape Fear River

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.

Cooper administration refusing to let workers be interviewed

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.

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Military training jet crashes in Texas, injuring both pilots

A military training jet crashed Sunday in a neighborhood near Fort Worth, Texas, injuring the two pilots and damaging three homes but not seriously hurting anyone on the ground, authorities said.

Police vehicle procession to Battleship NC kicks off the national police dog K-9 trials

This evening, you may have seen dozens of blue lights caravanning down Carolina Beach Road, with multiple law enforcement agencies K-9 units from across the country in town, for a chance to compete for top dog.

Stars begin arriving for ‘good time’ Emmys after bleak year

Emmy Awards host Cedric the Entertainer and the show's producers promise it will be a celebration for all. But it could be much more rewarding, even historic, for some.

Unidentified body found near area of search for Gabby Petito

An unidentified body has been discovered in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming, near the general area police have been searching for Gabby Petito, the 22-year-old woman who went missing while on a cross-country road trip with her boyfriend, authorities said.