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Brunswick County has received additional results of testing for GenX in the water supply from samples taken over several weeks in August and September.
Today, Gov. Cooper will veto House Bill 56, An Act to Amend Various Environmental Laws.
A bill addressing concerns about GenX is getting a veto from the governor.
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.
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 staff continued to prepare for the start of the Aquifer Storage and Recovery draining project this week.
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 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.
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.