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NCDEQ wants public comment on Chemours water treatment permit

The Department of Environmental Quality is drafting a discharge permit on a water treatment system at Chemours Fayetteville Works site, and they want to hear from you.

DEQ issues violation notice to Chemours for improperly disposing contaminants

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued a notice of violation and intent to enforce to the Chemours Company for failure to ensure proper waste disposal.

Swimming alert issued for portion of Holden Beach

State water quality officials Wednesday are alerting the public that initial testing at an oceanside site in Brunswick County showed levels of bacteria exceeding the state’s and EPA’s standards.

DEQ issues wastewater and stormwater permits for CPI facility in Southport

The DEQ recently issued two permits for CPI USA North Carolina, LLC to discharge wastewater and stormwater from its Southport Power Plant.

State wants feedback on Chemours’ proposed corrective action plan

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) wants your feedback from now through early February on a proposed groundwater corrective action plan to address chemicals found in our waters.

Duke Energy to permanently close all remaining ash basins in NC

North Carolina, state regulators, community groups and Duke Energy have agreed to a plan to permanently close the company's remaining nine coal ash basins in the state, primarily by excavation with ash moved to lined landfills.

GOING GREEN: Local breweries get state recognition

Two local breweries have received major environmental awards for going green.

Potential carcinogen released into the Cape Fear River basin

North Carolina environmental officials are investigating a report by Greensboro that a carcinogenic chemical was released during wastewater treatment by a company.

NCDEQ to begin testing New Hanover County groundwater for PFAS

State regulators this week said they plan to begin testing groundwater from monitoring wells in New Hanover County for the presence of PFAS compounds.

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