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State taking action after unreported spill at Chemours, GenX levels hit 3,700 parts per...

An unreported spill at Chemours led to levels of GenX peaking at 3,700 parts per trillion, a far cry from the 140 parts per trillion established health standard.

Tests show elevated levels of GenX in Brunswick County

Latest test results of water samples taken from the Northwest Water Treatment Plant show levels of GenX double the established health goal, according to a news release from Brunswick County.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)

DEQ orders Chemours to divert more wastewater based on new EPA report

An EPA report released today identified flourinated compounds coming from manufacturing areas inside Chemours' Fayetteville Works Facility.

NC lawmakers hear from researchers about GenX

On Thursday, the House Select Committee on North Carolina River Quality met at the General Assembly to hear directly from researchers and state officials dealing with the issue.

New lawsuit alleges medical conditions as a result of GenX contamination

A new class action lawsuit has come down on DuPont and Chemours as a result of the GenX contamination of the Cape Fear River.
The sign at the Chemours facility near Fayetteville (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)video

State won’t suspend Chemours’ discharge permit

The N.C. DEQ says Chemours is living up to the state's demands to stop releasing flourinated compounds into the Cape Fear River.

Leader named for newly expanded state panel to address emerging chemicals

The state has selected who will chair the newly expanded state science panel that will examine a broad scope of potential impacts to  health and the environment from new or emerging chemicals.

Special Committee discusses GenX in Raleigh

The quality of our water here in the Cape Fear took center stage in Raleigh today.

CFPUA representatives to speak to House committee Thursday

Mike Brown, Chairman of the Board, and Frank Styers, Chief Operating Officer, will give a presentation to the House Select Committee on North Carolina River Quality in Raleigh.

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