42.9 F
Wilmington
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Tags Water Concerns

Tag: Water Concerns

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.

Most Read

Florida becomes 3rd state to hit 1 million coronavirus cases

Florida on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to surpass 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases.

A lawsuit accusing Myrtle Beach of unequal treatment of Black bikers goes to trial

A federal lawsuit against the city of Myrtle Beach and its police department for discrimination against Black tourists and bikers will go to trial Wednesday.

Nash County deputy dies from injuries sustained in Thanksgiving Rocky Mount crash

The Nash County Sheriff's Office said Deputy Jared Allison died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a Thanksgiving evening crash in Rocky Mount.

Wilmington man receives 24 years in federal prison

A Wilmington, NC man was sentenced today to a total of 288 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute a quantity of heroin, a quantity of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a quantity of fentanyl and 28 grams or more of cocaine base (crack).