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State to hold public hearing on Atlantic Coast Pipeline air permit

Monday, November 13, 2017

The state Division of Air Quality will hold a public hearing on Wednesday to obtain community feedback on a draft air quality permit for the proposed Northampton Compressor Station, which would be built as part of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project.

MEDIA ADVISORY: State Energy Policy Council to meet Thursday

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The state Energy Policy Council will meet Thursday in Raleigh to hear presentations on North Carolina’s preparedness for potential disruption of the state’s electric power infrastructure and modern technologies available to improve the infrastructure.

Latest test results show concentrations of GenX in Camp Dixie’s lake, Marshwood Lake and Hall Park baseball field’s well

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

State officials received surface water test results from the recreational lake at Camp Dixie in Bladen County showing concentrations of GenX of 620 parts per trillion. Surface water results from Marshwood Lake in Cumberland County showed concentrations of GenX at 915 parts per trillion while the Hall Park baseball field well water showed concentrations of 53.6 parts per trillion.

State receives results showing no GenX at Alderman Elementary School, low concentrations at Gray’s Creek Elementary

Thursday, November 2, 2017

State officials received results from well testing for Gen X at two elementary schools in the Gray’s Creek community in Cumberland County. There was no detection of GenX at Alderman Elementary School. Results for Gray’s Creek Elementary School showed concentrations of 5.19 parts per trillion, which is well below the state’s provisional drinking water health goal of 140 parts per trillion.

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