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Bacteria concerns shuts down shellfishing in Lockwood Folly

Nearly 3,000 acres of shell-fishing waters in our area now closed indefinitely, leaving both commercial fishers and seafood dealers concerned about their livelihoods.

Wrightsville Beach files lawsuit after GenX, compounds found in drinking water

GenX and other PFAS's have now been found in one of the wells the Town of Wrightsville Beach uses for its drinking water.

Company no longer seeking permit for methyl bromide fumigation in Delco

In spring 2018, Malec Brothers Transport applied for the air quality permit in reference to its Fumigation Facility.

Neighbors, leaders share opposition to consent order as DEQ holds public meeeting

DEQ shared a host of new of information including the most recent consent order, filtration and bodily fluid contamination tests. However, it's that consent order that has many down the Cape Fear River still upset.

NC DEQ: Changes made to car inspection process

Drivers may have shorter car inspection appointments in Brunswick County.

Will Chemours have to pay $12M to DEQ?

Will Chemours have to pay a $12 million civil penalty to the NCDEQ? It would be the largest penalty the agency has ever received from a single facility.

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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Hunter Biden’s laptop, text messages, and emails become major campaign issue

Biden was sailing along until Trump and other conservatives turned his son into campaign fodder.

Myrtle Beach mayor extends mask mandate through Nov. 30

The mandate was extended in September to the end of October and now will continue through Nov. 30.

Rocky Point man arrested for sexual child abuse

At the time of his arrest in Pender County, Andrews had in his possession hundreds of images of child pornography.

Ex-town employee indicted in $200K dumpster-related scam

The Winston-Salem Journal reports former Kernersville employee Thad Leslie Buck was indicted Monday on eight counts of obtaining property by false pretenses.