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State to host public hearings on Atlantic Coast Pipeline project

Friday, July 14, 2017

Officials with the N.C. Division of Water Resources will host two public hearings to obtain community feedback on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC’s application for a state water quality certification and buffer authorization as required by the federal Clean Water Act and state riparian buffer rules.

DEQ verifies Chemours has stopped discharging GenX wastewater

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Staff with the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality today inspected Chemours’ Fayetteville facility and verified that the company is containing wastewater from the byproduct GenX, preventing the unregulated chemical compound from discharging into the Cape Fear River.

State moving forward with GenX investigation

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Secretary Michael S. Regan made the following statement Tuesday after Chemours’ announcement regarding GenX:

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