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DEQ investigating air emissions leak at Chemours

Friday, November 17, 2017

The state Department of Environmental Quality is investigating reports of an air emissions leak at Chemours’ Fayetteville facility and whether the leak constitutes a violation of the company’s air permit.

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.

State seeks to stop additional chemical discharges into the Cape Fear River

Thursday, August 31, 2017

As part of its ongoing investigation, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality this week urged Chemours to stop discharging two additional chemical compounds into the Cape Fear River. The compounds were identified in the company’s waste stream by a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency preliminary analysis shared with the state this week.

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