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EPA chief, CFPUA talk GenX at national summit

GenX in the Cape Fear is getting attention at a summit in the nation's capital. The head of Environment Protection Agency is speaking about new standards and tests to under more about these new threats.
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Report: Wilmington is one of the cleanest cities in the country

The environment we live in is vital when it comes to our overall health. Good news for the Port City. According to a new report Wilmington is at the top of the list for having the cleanest air in the nation.
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Attorneys general sue EPA over pollution requirements

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and more than a dozen other attorneys general are suing the Environmental Protection Agency and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, accusing them of ignoring the administration's duty to control methane emissions. 
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Questions about workers’ future as Wilmington plant pulls plans to continue fumigation work

While environmentalists are happy a facility in Wilmington will stop fumigation operations, what does that mean for the current employees?
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National Gypsum addresses pollution worries

After years away from the Cape Fear, National Gypsum makes its case to come back to Wilmington.
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NCDEQ planning public hearings for two plants requesting methyl bromide permits

People who live in Wilmington and Columbus County will get the chance to learn more about the emission of methyl bromide in upcoming public hearings.
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Rep. Deb Butler speaks out against local contaminators

A state lawmaker says she wants to raise awareness about the impacts of pollution to our area in general amid talks of incentives for a company to return to Wilmington.
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North Carolina lawmakers unveil new GenX bill

A Senate committee has approved legislation in studying unregulated chemicals found in North Carolina rivers including GenX.

NC farm owner cited in nearly one-million-gallon hog waste spill

The owner of a Jones County pig farm was fined more than $60,000 after he discharged nearly one million gallons of hog waste into a nearby wooded area, according to the NCDEQ.

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