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DEQ, Chemours reach agreement to further reduce PFAS pollution

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality and Chemours have reached another agreement that will reduce PFAS pollution from entering the Cape Fear River through groundwater.

CFPUA: Chemours’ corrective action plan falls short

Chemours’ proposed corrective action plan to address decades of PFAS releases from its chemical plant on the Cape Fear River consists largely of vague promises of PFAS reductions to be realized years into the future and is inadequate to protect downstream water users, CFPUA wrote in comments submitted today to state regulators.

Town of Belville plans to appeal H2GO decision

After a Brunswick County judge ruled last week that the transfer of H2GO to the Town of Belville was "unlawful, void, and no effect," the Town of Belville plans to appeal the decision. 

GenX study leads to more questions than answers

Nearly a year and a half after we first learned about the chemical GenX in the Cape Fear River, we still know very little about how it affects our bodies.  

Cape Fear River Watch presenting film, discussion about water and GenX

On Thursday, Cape Fear River Watch will show a film about the drinking water crisis in West Virginia and the introduction of GenX in the Cape Fear River.

TOUR CHEMOURS: A look at company’s plan to keep GenX from you

It's been nearly 15 months since WWAY learned about GenX in the Cape Fear water supply. WWAY took part in a tour of the Chemours' plant in Bladen County Thursday.

Attorney General addresses ongoing Chemours litigation

During a town hall in Wilmington Tuesday aimed at preventing scams, North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein addressed the ongoing lawsuit against Chemours.

Panel discusses GenX one year later

A year ago the people of the Cape Fear were exposed to the truth many had feared in a long time. The water out of the Cape Fear River was, and is, contaminated.

One year after GenX revelation, some fears still remain

Nearly a year after the story about GenX broke, some fears have been calmed, while others still remain.

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BALLOT MIX-UP: Brunswick County woman told she ‘already voted’

Imagine going to the polls to cast your ballot, only to be told you've already voted. That's exactly what happened to a Brunswick County woman on Wednesday.

Supreme Court leaves NC absentee ballot deadline at Nov. 12

The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to nine days after Election Day.

Dogs say “I do” for a good cause in Sunset Beach

A pair of dogs in Sunset Beach tied a knot stronger than any leash on Wednesday night at Sunset Beach. 

Counties reach 50% turn out during early voting, expect to surpass 2016 numbers

There are still three full days left of early voting, but we're seeing turnout across the state far surpassing numbers in years past. Counties in the Cape Fear are already reaching the 50% mark of ballots cast.