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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.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)

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.

Chemours providing filtration units to neighbors with impacted wells

Chemours plans to install and maintain whole house granular activated carbon filtration systems for residents whose drinking water wells show high levels of GenX.

GenX found in fish in lake near Chemours site

State documents show that a potentially harmful chemical and a number of other compounds have been found in fish near a North Carolina chemical plant

CFPUA raises rates, says partially due to GenX

Bills will be going up for Cape Fear Public Utility Authority customers and part of the reason is because of GenX.

Panel discusses GenX one year later

A year ago the people of the Cape Fear were exposed to the truth many had feared in a long time. The water out of the Cape Fear River was, and is, contaminated.

GenX remains in focus nearly one year later, multiple bills filed

It's been almost a year since we learned about GenX in the Cape Fear River.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)video

Cape Fear River Watch to sue Chemours for Clean Water Act, Toxic Substance Law...

The Southern Environmental Law Center is asking the NC Department of Environmental Quality to require Chemours to immediately stop all emissions and discharges of GenX and chemically related compounds.

CFPUA lifts ‘Do Not Drink’ alert, boil water advisory in effect

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is alerting residents who get their water from the Richardson Nano Groundwater Treatment Plant not to drink it.

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