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NCDEQ: Chemours fined nearly $200,000 for violations

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has fined Chemours nearly $200,000 for violations.

CFPUA awarded $4.59M loan for sewer rehabilitation

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality has approved CFPUA’s application for a $4.59 million low-interest loan for sewer rehabilitation.  

Belville gets $191K grant to improve Brunswick Riverwalk Park

The Town of Belville has been awarded a public access grant worth $191,500 through the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Coastal Management for its project to improve Brunswick Riverwalk Park. 

Court approves addendum to consent order involving Chemours

On Monday, a Bladen County Superior Court judge approved the Addendum to the Consent Order requiring Chemours to take significant additional actions to reduce PFAS entering the Cape Fear River.

State files response to CFPUA’s motion to intervene over complaint against Chemours

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has filed a response opposing Cape Fear Public Utility Authority’s Motion to Intervene in the state’s enforcement case against Chemours. 

Permit for water treatment system issued for Chemours site

North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality has issued a permit for a water treatment system at the Chemours Fayetteville Works site to remove so-called forever chemicals from a contaminated stream.

DEQ approves closure plans for six coal ash sites in North Carolina

After a review and public participation process, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has approved the closure plans detailing the excavation of coal ash impoundments at six Duke facilities.

CFPUA calls Chemours’ draft wastewater discharge permit a ‘partial measure’

On Monday, CFPUA submitted comments on a draft permit that would allow Chemours to discharge as much as 1.58 million gallons of wastewater a day into the Cape Fear River from a treatment system Chemours says will reduce per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in surface water.

County: Water samples tested below PFAS state heath level after Chemours spill

On Friday, Brunswick County shared information about the test results for two additional water samples staff collected in July following notification about a suspected sediment spill due to construction at the Chemours Fayetteville Works Plant.

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‘American Idol’ to hold virtual auditions for NC, SC on Friday

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