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NC environmental chief: Chemours must change its ways

North Carolina's top environmental official hopes one of the country's largest chemical companies will change how it operates now that it has been hit with the largest penalty a polluter has had to pay the state.

EPA releases new tool to test, treat GenX, other compounds in drinking water

The EPA says it has an updated and validated way to test for four additional PFAS compounds, including GenX, in drinking water.

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.  

Uranium found in water near leaking South Carolina plant

Federal regulators say tests shows uranium levels exceeding safe drinking water standards have been found at two locations at a nuclear fuel plant that has leaked in South Carolina.

Free well water testing in New Hanover County next week

NC State Extension and Virginia Tech are offering free well water testing to private well owners in areas affected by Hurricane Florence.
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Businesses worry odor left behind by storm will keep customers away

Some parts of downtown Wilmington were hit hard during Florence, making it hard for some businesses to re-open while others got right back into it.

Florence runoff taints area waters, experts warn to stay out

Waters off much of the North Carolina coast are no longer safe for swimming or even wading due to Hurricane Florence runoff, according to a warning posted by the North Carolina Coastal Federation.

WaterStep brings clean water to communities in North Carolina

The plea came from a six-year-old and her mother in a North Carolina McDonald’s over breakfast: Hurricane Florence had inundated their small town and contaminated rural water supplies.

H2GO warns of scam targeting customers needing help after Florence

H2GO says its customers need to be careful of a potential scam in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

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