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EPA hits Chemours for not notifying on new compounds

A chemical maker's North Carolina plant may have broken federal law by failing to notify the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency before it started manufacturing and repurposing new industrial compounds, the agency said this week.

Teen who inspired Holden Beach community dies from cancer

At 6:15, September 24, Elijah Clark passed away surrounded by family at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

River Watch screens film about C8, GenX contamination

The film 'The Devil We Know' aired at Thalian Hall this evening sponsored by Cape Fear River Watch.

Chemical that soiled North Carolina water found in West Virginia

The little-studied compound that was found in a North Carolina river last year has also been found in a well under a West Virginia Chemours facility.

Parkersburg’s Plight: Chemical similar to Genx found to make people sick

Ashley Sturm goes home to find out what a chemical similar to GenX can do to the human body.
Parkersburg, WV (Photo: Ashley Sturm/WWAY)video

Parkersburg’s Plight: Mid-Ohio Valley’s message to Cape Fear community about water threat

Seventeen years after a group of 12 men and women filed a class action lawsuit against DuPont over the dumping of a chemical compound called C8, the fight continues in Parkersburg, WV.
The Ohio River runs through Parkersburg, WV. (Photo: Ashley Sturm/WWAY)video

Parkersburg’s Plight: WWAY anchor goes home to town where GenX predecessor tainted water

While GenX in the Cape Fear’s drinking water is a relatively new discovery, a community up north has dealt with a similar issue for decades.

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