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NCDEQ investigating reason behind White Lake fish kill

According to the NC Department of Environmental Quality, state officials are now investigating a Bladen County fish kill, where thousands of dead fish washed up on the shore of White Lake.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)video

State put Chemours on notice of pending air permit restrictions

NCDAQ moved to require Chemours to demonstrate within three weeks that air emissions at the Fayetteville Works facility can be controlled at a level that will halt contributions to groundwater violations.

Public given chance to weigh in on Cape Fear River water transfer into Pender...

Public comments can still for the the state Environmental Management Commission until April 23rd.

Water restrictions at Wilmington Veteran Affairs Clinic lifted by county

After the Wilmington VA Clinic made changes to its water system, restrictions put in place by New Hanover County have now been lifted.
Rendering of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (Image: NCDEQ)

NC approves gas pipeline permit; allots $58M for fixes

The pipeline, which would cross West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina, is being built by neighboring energy giants Dominion Energy in Virginia and Duke Energy in North Carolina.

State to test drinking supplies for chemicals emerging as risks

North Carolina environmental regulators will start testing the state's major supplies of drinking water to learn whether people are ingesting industrial chemicals whose health effects are poorly understood, a state official said Friday.

Wilmington residents complain of cat pee smell

North Carolina environmental officials are trying to discover the cause of a cat urine smell in a coastal city where residents say the odor is overwhelming on some days.
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Brunswick County receives additional GenX test results

Samples taken June 29 showed no detectable level of GenX in treated water from the 211 Water Treatment Plant at 0 parts per trillion (ppt).

CFPUA: Still no response from EPA, DEQ regarding GenX

Although we still do not have test results, or any solid answers regarding GenX in the Cape Fear River, the CFPUA says it's doing what it can to get answers from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Environmental Quality.

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