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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. 

NCDEQ planning public hearings for two plants requesting methyl bromide permits

People who live in Wilmington and Columbus County will get the chance to learn more about the emission of methyl bromide in upcoming public hearings.

Regulators: Proof GenX carried in wind, falls in rain

North Carolina environmental regulators say they now have proof GenX is carried aloft by winds and falls to earth in rainwater miles from the chemical plant where it's made.

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.

Air quality advisory extended for parts of NC due to wildfires

Air quality officials extended their advisory for air pollution in North Carolina to the Triangle on Friday and Saturday as smoke from numerous wildfires continues to blanket the state.

Air quality alert issued after woods fire

A fire that shut down parts of a highway yesterday is causing air quality issues today.

Titan responds to activists’ appeal

A cement maker that's been working for years to build a plant in New Hanover County is responding to the latest legal challenge trying to stop it.

New law exempts newer cars from NC emissions inspection

If you drive a newer car, you may now save money and time when you get your annual vehicle inspection.

Titan gets air permit victory, but issue far from settled

videoA state judge has ruled in favor of Titan America and the state, upholding the cement company's air permit from 2012 for its proposed cement plant in Castle Hayne.

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CFCC Kicks Off ‘Countdown to College’ Application Nights

In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights this week at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw and Surf City locations.

Man arrested, charged in downtown Wilmington multi-car pileup

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged Thaddeus Hakeem Boney, 30, of Wilmington in a multi-car crash that happened in downtown Wilmington on October 8.

EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic ‘forever chemicals’

The Biden administration is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams.

Woman facing attempted arson charges in incident at Smithfield Foods in Bladen County

A Lumberton woman is facing several charges stemming from an incident at the Smithfield Foods plant in Tar Heel. According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, Latasha Rena Bittle, 26, allegedly threw a plastic jug with accelerants onto a break area canopy on October 12.