Press Releases

State moving forward with GenX investigation

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Secretary Michael S. Regan made the following statement Tuesday after Chemours’ announcement regarding GenX:

Durham sewage spill contained, pipe replaced

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Officials with the N.C. Division of Water Resources announced today that the location of a failed pipe segment that caused a June 13 wastewater spill in Durham County has been identified and repaired. The repair was completed Wednesday.

State issues emergency declaration for Woodlake Dam

Friday, June 9, 2017

Officials with the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality and state Attorney General’s Office announced Friday that the state has issued an emergency declaration and will move forward with plans to breach Woodlake Dam in Moore County to ensure the safety of downstream communities.

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