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

Chemours reports 2 more spills at Fayetteville Works

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.

House provides funding to address GenX, emerging compounds

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.

House panel backs more legislation on emerging chemicals like GenX

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.

State to test drinking supplies for chemicals emerging as risks

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.

CFPUA to expand pilot test program to remove GenX, other chemicals

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority says it will expand their pilot test program at the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant.

Work on controversial Reverse Osmosis plant continues

Construction is still happening on the reverse osmosis plant in Brunswick County two days after Leland, Belville and H2Go took their battle to court.

Elevated levels of GenX found in 30 more private wells

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.

H2Go Board holds special meeting to discuss meeting minutes

After several eventful meetings in the last month, Monday night's H2Go special meeting wrapped without any big decisions.
NCDEQ crews take water samples from residential wells near the Chemours plant on Sept. 15, 2017. (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)

State holding information session on private well sampling near Chemours

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.

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