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On two occasions during the past month, Chemours has spilled wastewater it believed contained GenX at its Fayetteville Works plant, according to letters from the company to environmental regulators.
Legislation to provide funding and policy reforms that address GenX and other emerging contaminants in North Carolina’s waterways was approved by the state House of Representatives on Wednesday.
Some North Carolina legislators want a law passed soon addressing ways to know more about what unregulated chemicals are in drinking water supplies and to better calculate concentrations in the water that appear safe.
North Carolina environmental regulators will start testing the state's major supplies of drinking water to learn whether people are ingesting industrial chemicals whose health effects are poorly understood, a state official said Friday.
Cape Fear Public Utility Authority says it will expand their pilot test program at the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant.
Construction is still happening on the reverse osmosis plant in Brunswick County two days after Leland, Belville and H2Go took their battle to court.
The state has ordered Chemours to provide bottled water to 30 more well owners near the company’s Fayetteville Works facility after the latest results from the company’s expanded private well sampling showed concentrations of GenX above the state’s provisional health goal.
After several eventful meetings in the last month, Monday night's H2Go special meeting wrapped without any big decisions.
The state is holding its third community information session to answer questions about drinking water well results from the sampling conducted near Chemours' Fayetteville Works facility in Bladen County.