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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.

N.C. Energy Policy Council to meet Wednesday in Raleigh

Monday, August 14, 2017

The North Carolina Energy Policy Council will meet Wednesday in Raleigh to consider adopting policies and goals to improve energy infrastructure that will be incorporated into its planning and reporting cycle.  

Newest sampling data shows GenX levels in Cape Fear still below health goal

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality today released new test results that show concentrations of the chemical GenX continue to be below the state’s health goal at all finished water sampling sites on the Cape Fear River downstream of the Chemours industrial facility.

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