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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.

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.

State House approves funding for DEQ to research GenX, other studies as well

The funding timeline is in jeopardy if the State Senate does not vote on the bill. The Senate leaders says he does not plan to bring it up.

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.
NCDEQ crews take water samples from residential wells near the Chemours plant on Sept. 15, 2017. (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)

State holding information session on private well sampling near Chemours

The state is holding its third community information session to answer questions about drinking water well results from the sampling conducted near Chemours' Fayetteville Works facility in Bladen County.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)video

Data reveals another spike in GenX levels at Chemours

Preliminary water quality data shows another spike in the levels of GenX in Chemours' wastewater discharge, according to the NC Department of Environmental Quality.

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