Home Tags PFAS

Tag: PFAS

New Hampshire sues 3M, DuPont, other chemical companies

New Hampshire has sued eight companies including 3M and the DuPont Co. for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potentially toxic chemicals found in pizza boxes, fast-food wrappers and drinking water.

NCDEQ to begin testing New Hanover County groundwater for PFAS

State regulators this week said they plan to begin testing groundwater from monitoring wells in New Hanover County for the presence of PFAS compounds.

Tillis Co-Sponsors Bipartisan PFAS Accountability Act

Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) co-sponsored the bipartisan PFAS Accountability Act, legislation that would hold federal agencies accountable for addressing contamination for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at military bases across the country.

State requiring towns to manage emerging compounds in wastewater

State environmental officials are requiring towns with pretreatment programs in the Cape Fear River Basin to monitor for a set of emerging compounds starting this summer.

CFPUA denied $47M state grant to help pay for treatment plant upgrades

Money to upgrade a water treatment plant in New Hanover County to filter out GenX and other PFAS compounds will not come from a state grant as hoped.
video

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.
Overhead view of the Cape Fear River

Updated consent order requires Chemours to analyze GenX in Cape Fear River

In a move some environmental groups call an 'important first step', the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality today filed a Revised Consent Order that will hold Chemours accountable for PFAS contamination, including GenX, in the Cape Fear Region.
video

EPA outlines plan for dealing with toxic chemicals in water

Under pressure from Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that it would move toward setting safety limits for a class of highly toxic chemicals contaminating drinking water in several states.
video

CFPUA files motion to intervene in state’s lawsuit against Chemours

CFPUA has filed a motion to intervene in the NC Department of Environmental Quality's lawsuit against Chemours, claiming the proposed consent order does not do enough to protect the water in our area.

Latest news