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The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)video

NC environmental chief: Chemours must change its ways

North Carolina's top environmental official hopes one of the country's largest chemical companies will change how it operates now that it has been hit with the largest penalty a polluter has had to pay the state.

EPA releases new tool to test, treat GenX, other compounds in drinking water

The EPA says it has an updated and validated way to test for four additional PFAS compounds, including GenX, in drinking water.

Study: Certain birth defects higher in Southeastern NC

Some birth defects are higher in the Cape Fear region than other parts of the state, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
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CFPUA hosting forums to seek input on GenX, PFAS treatment

CFPUA is hosting a series of community forums to discuss their strategy to remove GenX and other per-flourinated compounds from the drinking water.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)

GenX not found in blood, urine samples from residents living near Chemours

North Carolina DHHS officials announced that it has received results from blood and urine samples of 30 people who live near Chemours' Fayetteville Works facility.

CFPUA approves contracts to filter GenX and other compounds

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board approved two contracts to begin filtering PFAS at the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant. 

Michigan scrambles to address chemical contaminants in water

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, have been detected at military bases, water treatment plants and, most recently, an old industrial dump site for footwear company Wolverine World Wide.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)video

Wilmington man files federal lawsuit against Chemours

A Wilmington man has filed a class action lawsuit against Chemours, DuPont, and the site and environmental managers at the two companies over the discharge of PFAS ans PFECAs from the Fayetteville Works site.

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