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EPA taking new action on PFAS chemicals

The proposed deadline for reporting PFAS data to EPA is one year following the effective date of the final rule.

Brunswick County Chairman responds to water rate questions

"We have every intention of holding Chemours and DuPont responsible for the millions of dollars we are spending on reverse osmosis—that’s why we entered into a joint lawsuit with other utilities to seek monetary damages," Thompson says.

DuPont, Chemours, Corteva reach $4B settlement on ‘forever chemicals’ lawsuits

DuPont, Chemours and Corteva announced on Friday an agreement worth $4 billion to settle lawsuits involving the use of per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

Hundreds of Wilmington, Brunswick County residents wanted to take part in GenX exposure study

North Carolina State University is looking for participants from Wilmington and Brunswick County for a GenX Exposure Study.

NC attorney general files suit against DuPont over PFAS pollution

Attorney General Josh Stein has filed a lawsuit against DuPont, Chemours, and related companies to "hold them accountable for the damage their manufacture, use, and disposal of PFAS chemicals have caused to North Carolina’s natural resources."

Court approves addendum to consent order involving Chemours

On Monday, a Bladen County Superior Court judge approved the Addendum to the Consent Order requiring Chemours to take significant additional actions to reduce PFAS entering the Cape Fear River.

State files response to CFPUA’s motion to intervene over complaint against Chemours

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has filed a response opposing Cape Fear Public Utility Authority’s Motion to Intervene in the state’s enforcement case against Chemours. 

NHCS installs reverse osmosis water coolers

New Hanover County Schools has installed bottle-less water coolers at schools currently serviced by the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) Sweeney Water Treatment Plant. 

Permit for water treatment system issued for Chemours site

North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality has issued a permit for a water treatment system at the Chemours Fayetteville Works site to remove so-called forever chemicals from a contaminated stream.

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