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New study researches how PFAS contaminants go beyond our drinking water

Since the discovery of GenX in 2017, researchers have been trying to figure out where GenX and other PFAS contaminants are coming from.

Volunteers needed to help plant salt marsh grass in Holly Ridge

If you're looking for something constructive to do after next week's July 4th celebrations, there's a volunteering opportunity to help the environment.

ICYMI: Watch the entire GenX Forum hosted by WWAY, StarNews and WHQR

There are still plenty of questions about GenX in the area's drinking water, but there are far more answers after WWAY, the StarNews and WHQR hosted a GenX Forum Wednesday night.

CFPUA review finds staff handled GenX info appropriately

The CFPUA Board of Directors will hold another special meeting this afternoon to discuss GenX and how the utility handled the information about the toxin.

Walk the Loop for Clean Water program has ribbon cutting

The North Carolina Coastal Federation held a ribbon cutting ceremony for one of their new programs, Walk the Loop for Clean Water.

Volunteers create oyster reef in Carolina Beach

Hundreds of volunteers tackled a big Work on Wilmington project Saturday at Carolina Beach State Park.

Fight against proposed Titan cement plant continues

videoAs Titan America continues to try and put a cement plant in Castle Hayne, those against it met in Wrightsville Beach Wednesday night. NC Coastal Federation members are still fighting the proposal after six years saying the plant, which will burn more than 250,000 tons of coal a year, will discharge pollutants into the Northeast Cape Fear River.

Environmentalists don’t want to lose special use permits to New Hanover development

video Environmentalists say New Hanover County should be able to improve economically without jeopardizing quality of life. The recent Garner Report recommended the county should get rid of a permit process aimed at protecting air quality. Now the City of Wilmington and the County are coming together to discuss what to do.

NC Coastal Federation dives into marine life for first ‘Touch Tank Tuesday’ event

videoThe NC Coastal Federation is dishing out some fun for its first-ever 'Touch Tank Tuesdays' event in the interactive series launch at Wrightsville Beach.

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While there was much grumbling about the lengthy three-hour wait, most of the soon-to-be voters cheerily held a sense of camaraderie.

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