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Brunswick County Schools to start testing reverse osmosis systems

In the coming days, Brunswick County Schools will start testing two Reverse Osmosis Filtration systems.

Town of Belville plans to appeal H2GO decision

After a Brunswick County judge ruled last week that the transfer of H2GO to the Town of Belville was "unlawful, void, and no effect," the Town of Belville plans to appeal the decision. 

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.

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.

NC State researchers to hold meeting to discuss GenX blood test results

Researchers from North Carolina State University will present initial blood test results from the GenX exposure study at a public meeting Tuesday night.

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. 

Cape Fear River Watch presenting film, discussion about water and GenX

On Thursday, Cape Fear River Watch will show a film about the drinking water crisis in West Virginia and the introduction of GenX in the Cape Fear River.

White, Saffo send letter to Chemours requesting community meeting

As the quality of water in the Lower Cape Fear River continues to be a topic of conversation, New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington is once again requesting a meeting with Chemours, the company responsible for GenX.

State not consulted before Chemours offered ‘quick fix’ to tainted well homeowners

A decision by Chemours to offer granular activated carbon filtration systems to nearby residents with tainted well water was not approved by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality.

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NC bill demands family access to bodycam footage in 5 days

North Carolina senators are interested in altering parts of the state's 2016 police body camera law in light of what's happened recently following the fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City.

Texas man seen with tiger arrested after high-speed chase

After a high-speed chase, Texas law enforcement arrested the man seen taking in a tiger spotted roaming loose in a Houston neighborhood Sunday. However, the tiger is still missing.

Get jazzed about live music returning to the Bellamy Mansion

After being cancelled last year, the annual Jazz at the Mansion returns to the Bellamy Mansion and Museum in Wilmington starting Thursday May 13 and running every second Thursday through September.

West Brunswick High football player, his brother identified as victims in fatal boating incident

A coroner has identified the two boaters found in the Intracoastal Waterway on Monday after they went missing Sunday night.