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Chemical that soiled North Carolina water found in West Virginia

The little-studied compound that was found in a North Carolina river last year has also been found in a well under a West Virginia Chemours facility.

Residents near Chemours plant frustrated over GenX samples

It's been months since Chemours went out to some homes in Bladen and Cumberland counties to test their well water for GenX. Now, some resident are frustrated with the results.

Chemours reports 2 more spills at Fayetteville Works

On two occasions during the past month, Chemours has spilled wastewater it believed contained GenX at its Fayetteville Works plant, according to letters from the company to environmental regulators.

Pender County Utilities pushing for water transfer between basins

It's been years since Pender County Utilities started plans to bring more water to the area in an effective way. They are now trying to make it a reality.

Judge streamlining federal lawsuits over tainted river

A federal judge wants to streamline lawsuits blaming two companies for releasing a little-understood compound from a North Carolina chemical plant into waters used by hundreds of thousands of people.

GenX dominates the news in 2017

On June 7th, the Starnews broke the story about GenX in the Cape Fear River. As the region learned about this compound from the Chemours chemical plant near Fayetteville in the drinking water supply, citizens wanted answers.

CFPUA to expand pilot test program to remove GenX, other chemicals

Cape Fear Public Utility Authority says it will expand their pilot test program at the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant.

H2Go Board holds special meeting to discuss meeting minutes

After several eventful meetings in the last month, Monday night's H2Go special meeting wrapped without any big decisions.

H2Go holds special meeting, pro-RO commissioners absent

H2Go commissioners met again this week in a special meeting.

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