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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.
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Elon poll looks at NC view of hurricanes, environmental disasters

A new Elon University Poll explores how threats to coastal communities and potential environmental disasters are being viewed by N.C. voters and how they are approaching policy questions related to climate change.

Castle Hayne site removed from Superfund list

The former site of a chemical company in New Hanover County is one of 22 properties no longer on the the federal Superfund's National Priorities List.

Coast Guard cleans up pollutants after 200+ boats sink in storm

Recovery efforts continue across the Cape Fear in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and now the Coast Guard is changing their focus from search and rescue to pollution prevention.

Gov. Cooper talks about possible coal ash leak

Governor Cooper says there are a lot of areas of concern regarding coal ash and that the rules need to be revamped.

Duke Energy: Dam breached at Wilmington plant, coal ash basins affected

Duke Energy says flooding at the L.V. Sutton plant near Wilmington has led the company to shut down the 625-megawatt natural gas plant.

Duke Energy files plans to close 7 coal plants over 30 years

Duke Energy has filed plans with state regulators to close its seven North Carolina coal plants during the next 30 years.

Science panel: Health goal for chemical in water is right

A North Carolina science panel says state health officials were right to set a much lower health target for a little-studied industrial chemical found in drinking water than the goal the manufacturer proposed.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)video

Chemours cuts off bottled water for some NC families

The company that makes a chemical that's been found in private wells near its North Carolina plant will stop providing bottled water to residents whose wells meet the state's health goal.

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