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State orders Chemours to control additional sources of GenX contamination

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality on Monday issued a notice of violation to Chemours Fayetteville Works ordering the company to immediately take new measures to control additional sources of GenX and other perfluorinated compounds from site contamination and air emissions. The state agency also issued a letter directing the company to begin a trial of new technology to curb emissions from the facility’s smokestacks and granted limited approval for Chemours to test carbon filtration systems on residential drinking water wells.    

North Carolina Science Advisory Board to meet Monday

Friday, January 26, 2018

The North Carolina Science Advisory Board will hold its third meeting in Raleigh on Monday to discuss board expectations, hear a presentation from the Netherlands on established health goals and follow-up on items from the last meeting in Dec.

Latest test results show elevated levels of GenX in 30 more private wells

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

State officials have ordered Chemours to provide bottled water to 30 more well owners near the company’s Fayetteville Works facility after the latest results from the company’s expanded private well sampling near the Chemours facility showed concentrations of GenX above the state’s provisional health goal.

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