Press Releases

DEQ orders additional PFAS reductions by Chemours

Thursday, August 13, 2020

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality is ordering significant additional actions by Chemours to prevent PFAS pollution from entering the Cape Fear River as the next phase of the ongoing cleanup of the contamination at the Fayetteville Works Site.  These actions address more than 90% of the PFAS entering the Cape Fear River through groundwater from the residual contamination on the site.

State Denies Water Quality Certification for MVP Southgate Pipeline

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Due to uncertainty surrounding the completion of the MVP Mainline project, the Division has determined that work on the Southgate extension could lead to unnecessary water quality impacts and disturbance of the environment in North Carolina.

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