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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.

Surface water results from October show GenX was above state health goal at one water treatment facility after Oct. 6 spill

Monday, November 27, 2017

State officials believe elevated concentrations of GenX found at a water treatment facility along the Cape Fear River can be attributed to an Oct. 6 spill from a manufacturing line at Chemours’ facility in Fayetteville, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality announced today. In addition, state officials directed Chemours to provide bottled water to 34 more well owners based on results from the latest round of private well testing.

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