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Chemours to pay $13M penalty, settles with DEQ, River Watch

Chemours has reached an agreement with the State of North Carolina and The Cape Fear River Watch  on emission control, remediation efforts and ongoing health studies related to it's Fayetteville Works manufacturing site. The company has also agreed to pay $13 million to cover a civil penalty and investigative costs incurred by the state.

Environmentalists: Coal ash-related compounds found in Cape Fear River

Samples taken by environmental watchdog organizations along the Cape Fear River near the Sutton plant found arsenic and selenium levels many times higher than state surface water quality standards, the groups reported Wednesday.

Swimming advisory lifted for New Hanover County

Waters off the coast of New Hanover County are safe again for swimming following advisories issued after Hurricane Florence, according to North Carolina Department of Environment Quality.
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DEQ begins testing water in Sutton Lake

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality says it began testing the water in Sutton Lake near Wilmington Saturday after the Cape Fear River breached a dam around the coal ash pits.
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Representative: Demand Chemours officials speak in Wilmington or shut the plant down

The company declined county commission Chairman Woody White and Mayor Bill Saffo's request to hold a meeting in Wilmington.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)video

Court asked to monitor Chemours’ messages to plaintiffs

Lawyers for residents suing a company that makes a chemical that's been found in private wells near its North Carolina plant have asked a federal judge to supervise communications between the defendant and their clients.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)

NCDEQ requests court order against Chemours

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality filed a proposed court order against Chemours Monday.

North Carolina budget adjustments advance in the legislature

North Carolina Republicans advanced next year's state budget adjustments Tuesday, betting on agreed-to pay raises, tax cuts and school safety improvements to assure electoral success against Democrats in November.
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Community continues opposition to methyl bromide permit at 2nd DEQ meeting

Public comment on the the allowance of the permit ends May 18th.

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