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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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A deadly apartment building collapse in Florida has many asking what caused the tragedy, and a local building inspector is offering some perspective.

Two-vehicle accident impacts traffic near Isabel Holmes Bridge

Wilmington Police and emergency personnel responded to multiple calls of a traffic accident in the area of the Martin Luther King Parkway and the Isabel Holmes Bridge Thursday night.

One victim shot Thursday evening in Wilmington

Police responding to the scene found one man who was shot. He is currently in surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

Officials say that will be a temporary move until a more formal Turkey-led force is in place.