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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.

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.

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.

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.

NCDEQ requests court order against Chemours

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

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Former North Topsail Beach police officer accused of stealing guns from department

A former North Carolina police officer has been accused of stealing guns from the police department where he worked.

New hurricane sensor technology could come to the Cape Fear ahead of the next storm

There are just 9 weeks remaining in official hurricane season, but new sensor technology is ready if we get a late-season storm in the Cape Fear. 

At ease: Hundreds remember beloved deputy who died after COVID-19 complications

Tuesday, hundreds of law enforcement officers and residents celebrated the life of David MacAlpine, a New Hanover County Sheriff's Captain who died of COVID-19.

FEMA sends 4 paramedics to Brunswick Co. to alleviate influx of emergency calls

There's a need for first responders across the country, including in the Cape Fear region, and FEMA is sending help.