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CFPUA: Still no response from EPA, DEQ regarding GenX

Although we still do not have test results, or any solid answers regarding GenX in the Cape Fear River, the CFPUA says it's doing what it can to get answers from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Environmental Quality.

Breaking down how reverse osmosis works

Reverse Osmosis is a hot topic among many people across the Cape Fear right now. Reports say it is the only way to completely filter out GenX.

Businesses stay busy over toxic tap water fears

Following the StarNews investigation on GenX found in the Cape Fear River, the biggest of the several unanswered questions is whether our water is safe to drink.

Janey Ensminger Act introduced to provide care to toxic tap water victims

Today Senators introduced a bill that would require the Veterans Administration to provide medical care for all diseases that can be scientifically linked to exposure to toxic chemicals at Camp Lejeune.

Michigan Governor takes ‘Full Responsibility’ to fix Flint water crisis

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder apologized to the citizens of Flint, saying he would take "full responsibility" for fixing the toxic water crisis in the town.

Toxic tap water at Camp Lejeune subject of meeting

Authors of several health studies dealing with the effects of exposure to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune are scheduled to take questions from the public at a meeting in Greensboro.

Court rules against homeowners in toxic water case

The Supreme Court says a group of homeowners in North Carolina can't sue a company that contaminated their drinking water because a state deadline has lapsed.

Erin Brockovich Rallies Outside Supreme Court for Camp Lejuene Victims

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich and dozens of military veterans rallied outside the Supreme Court today as the justices heard arguments that an electronics company was responsible for polluting drinking water at Camp Lejuene that sickened thousands of Marines.

CDC: Water at Lejeune linked to birth defects

video A long-awaited study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms a link between tainted tap water at a US Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.

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