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CFPUA: NCDEQ is ‘looking into’ recent Chemours sediment spill

State regulators told CFPUA that they are looking into Chemours’s report of a release of sediment earlier this week during work related to PFAS remediation at the company’s Fayetteville Works Plant.

CFPUA starts daily PFAS monitoring after Chemours spills sediment into river

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has begun daily PFAS testing after Chemours reported an increased amount of sediment was spilled into the Cape Fear River from its Fayetteville Works plant Wednesday night. 

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.

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Volunteers, businesses honored for helping after deadly Brunswick County tornado

It's been more than four months since a deadly tornado ripped through southern Brunswick County, and those who helped with the recovery effort are now being recognized.

Brunswick County passes budget for FY 2021-2022

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

According to court documents, Dowless, 65, defrauded the Social Security Administration by concealing his work and income while receiving monthly benefits payments. 

Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

The bill puts much of that extra money in a savings reserve and an infrastructure construction fund, and makes deeper tax cuts than Republicans originally pitched.