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Brunswick Co. releases more GenX results, under DHHS standards

Brunswick County has received additional results of testing for GenX in the water supply from samples taken over several weeks in August and September.
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Gov. Cooper vetoes bill about GenX funding, Sen. Lee responds

Today, Gov. Cooper will veto House Bill 56, An Act to Amend Various Environmental Laws.
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Exclusive interview with Gov. Cooper on veto of bill addressing GenX

A bill addressing concerns about GenX is getting a veto from the governor.

Parents ‘plea’ to Brunswick Co. school leaders to assure safe water

The school board meeting was held today was the first time several groups and parents concerned with GenX and other chemical compounds spoke to school leaders about safe drinking water for students.

DEQ testing wells for GenX contamination near Chemours plant

Environmental officials are testing how far the chemical GenX has spread in groundwater in North Carolina.This after elevated levels of GenX were found in groundwater at Chemours' Fayetteville Works plant.

CFPUA prepares to drain aquifer storage

CFPUA staff continued to prepare for the start of the Aquifer Storage and Recovery draining project this week.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)video

State issues notice of violation against Chemours after Genx found in groundwater wells

The state has issued a notice of violation against Chemours after 13 of their 14 groundwater monitoring wells showed levels of GenX that exceed acceptable limits.

State orders Chemours to stop releasing chemicals, begins legal action

State officials ordered Chemours on Tuesday to stop releasing all fluorinated compounds into the Cape Fear River and began legal action against the company and the process to suspend its permit for discharging wastewater into the river.

Senate passes plan to find, treat, remove GenX in Cape Fear River

The Senate passed legislation Wednesday that allows local officials to being improving water quality in the Cape fear River while helping ensure the state DEQ enforces the law against the company that dumped GenX into the water supply.

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