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Digital public information meeting to be held July 30 about expanded asbestos sampling in Davidson

Thursday, July 16, 2020

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Waste Management, along with the Environmental Protection Agency and Town of Davidson, will co-host a digital public information meeting on July 30 to discuss the expanded, free soil sampling for asbestos in the residential area within one-quarter mile of the former Carolina Asbestos Corporation site in Davidson.

Public comment being accepted through August 10 on Chemours permit to keep PFAS out of Cape Fear River

Friday, July 10, 2020

RALEIGH – The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comment on a draft discharge permit for a water treatment system at the Chemours Fayetteville Works site to remove PFAS contamination. Chemours is required under the terms of paragraph 12(e) of the Consent Order to reduce by at least 99% PFAS in the groundwater flowing from the site through Old Outfall 002 into the Cape Fear River and downstream intakes.  

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